How long have you worked at Christianson PLLP?
I worked as an intern during the Spring of 2015 and started as a full-time staff accountant in December 2015.
What are your areas of expertise?
I started out working in the Compliance and Audit departments with a focus on the renewable fuels industry and over the years I have become specialized in the Renewable Fuels Standard RIN attest and the Low Carbon Fuels Standard verification work.
What is your educational background?
I graduated from Northern State University in Aberdeen, South Dakota with bachelor of science degrees in accounting and banking/finance. I also hold current credentials as a lead verifier under the Low Carbon Fuels Standard (CA), Mandatory Reporting of Greenhouse Gases (CA), Clean Fuels Program (OR) and the Greenhouse Gas Emissions Program (OR).
Where are you from?
I am from Raymond, MN which is in the west-central part of the state and nearby our headquarters office in Willmar, MN. I currently live in Rapid City, SD where I am able to work as a full-time remote employee.
What do you love most about your job?
Working in public accounting and the renewable fuels industry there is always new technology or regulation on the horizon which keeps the day-to-day interesting. I also love the flexibility of our firm when it comes to where and when I can work. We currently have team members working in all four time zones across the country.
What are your interests outside of Christianson PLLP?
In my free time I enjoy golfing, hunting, hiking and pretty much anything outdoors.