We are excited to announce multiple new hires to support our continued growth servicing local and national clients. Josh Eid-Ries, Lindsey Fischer, Jean Raatz, and Emily Summers have joined our award-winning firm to add more bandwidth to our growing team of professionals. The recent hires, appointed for their diverse skills and talents, will work remotely or in the firm’s central office located in Willmar, Minnesota.
Hired for his expertise in sustainability and business, Josh joined Christianson as a Compliance Auditor on the Compliance and Renewable Energy team. Josh volunteers for the Committee on the Environment for American Institute of Architects and is a founder of the volunteer-run innovation company Regenera, working to improve food security, access to clean water and drought mitigation in South Africa. He is passionate about creating lasting client partnerships and improving the world around him.
Lindsey comes to Christianson as a Senior Payroll Specialist following her many years of dedication and training in the field. She enjoys the challenges and uniqueness of payroll, from small business to multi-state companies, Lindsey appreciates all variety the industry brings! She cherishes every moment raising her 3 children and supporting her husband’s dream of owning a cattle ranch. Lindsey will develop relationships with clients by providing payroll services, back office, and administrative support.
Arriving as a seasoned marketer, Emily joins the Christianson administration team as the firm’s Marketing Specialist. She will work alongside the firm’s partners and professionals to develop and achieve the goals of each service line and department. Emily has an extensive history in agricultural and currently serves on the board of her local chapter of National Women in Agricultural Association.
Jean is furthering her knowledge of the ins and outs of spreadsheets, budgets and all things numbers, as the Central Coordinator of Christianson’s Willmar office. Previously, Jean had a long career at Rice Memorial Hospital, most recently as the Development Manager of the Rice Health Foundation. She is also community minded outside of work where she has volunteered with the Governor’s Fishing Opener and Willmar’s Destination Playground program.
Help us welcome our new employees to the Christianson Team!