Announcement January 7th, 2021: The Partners of Christianson PLLP, an accounting and consulting firm located in Willmar, Litchfield and Paynesville Minnesota are pleased to announce the Firm’s two newest Partners.
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 began with Christianson immediately after getting her Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from St. Cloud State University.
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.
Kari is an active community member and currently serves on the Willmar Rotary Club board as Treasurer.
Dustin Kotrba, CPA joined Christianson PLLP over 11 years ago and provides services to agri-business clients including row-crop, sugar beet and livestock producers, ag-retail, grain elevators, and value-added grain processing and manufacturing in the food and renewable fuel industries. He specializes in audited and reviewed financial statements and tax compliance and strategy for sole proprietors, partnerships, and S and C-corps.
Dustin is currently managing Christianson’s audit department and launch of data analytics solutions for businesses looking to improve financial position, utilization of capital and increase profitability. Prior to joining Christianson PLLP, he co-owned and operated an agri-service business for grain and sugar beet producers.
He is active both within the firm, and in the community in which he works and lives. Internally, he is a member of the technology committee and in the community, he is a member of the Kandiyohi County and City of Willmar EDC’s Agriculture and Renewable Energy Development Committee and an active member of MNCPA and AICPA.
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