BSB - Accounting, University of Minnesota's Carlson School of Management

Certified Public Accountant (CPA) Minnesota

Certified Information Technology Professional (CITP)


As Principal and Chief Technology officer Steve focuses on innovation and the delivery of technology to create opportunities for CLA clients and staff. These opportunities are created through solutions that simplify the client/staff experience, yet maintain the information security, stability and performance necessary to compete in today's fast-paced environment.  As a member of the firm's Executive and Future Innovations teams, Steve brings more than 30 years of experience to his role - first as a practicing CPA and since 2000 in technology/security leadership.

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In the community

Steve has held board and other leadership positions in a number of industry/community organizations including the Information Technology Alliance (ITA), Star User Group (past chair), CPA/MIS User Group (past chair), Jaycees and Sertoma.  He is a member of the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) and the Minnesota Society of CPAs (MNCPA).