Bachelor of Science - Accounting – St. Cloud State University - 2007
Joined Christianson PLLP:
Kari Buttenhoff, CPA has been with the Firm for over 13 years and leads our renewable fuel compliance service sector by providing various consulting and attest services nationally. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from St. Cloud State University and began with Christianson right out of college.
Her first project with the firm was to research the Renewable Fuels Standard (RFS) and she has been working to develop the RFS and various services that have been added in relation to renewable fuels regulations, including most recently LCFS verifications. She remains active in traditional accounting and specializes in audit and consulting services for clients in the renewable fuels industry. She is currently managing Christianson’s Compliance Department, with special expertise in RIN consulting and attestation compliance and LCFS verifications.
Willmar Lakes Rotary – Treasurer ( 2012 – current)
Junior Achievement of Willmar – Board Member (2010 – 2016)
Willmar Lakes Area Leadership Perspectives (2009-2010)
Sparkettes Bowling League – Secretary/Treasurer (2011 – 2017)
Member of AICPA, MAPA and MNCPA.
LCFS Lead Verifier
Kari enjoys volleyball and softball in the summer, bowling in the winter and baking whenever else she can find time.
Prinsburg, MN with husband Aaron, son Duane and daughter Arabella