University of Minnesota Duluth, Labovitz School of Business and Economics

Bachelor of Accounting | Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance


Will Schmidley is a Retail Chief Financial Officer at CLA, a professional service firm that exists to create opportunities for their clients.  Will specializes in serving privately held retail businesses with their accounting and finance needs.  Will thrives on knowing and helping his clients and loves being their financial quarterback.    

Will has 10 years of accounting and finance experience in a wide range of industries.  The majority of Will's career has been in public accounting with a focus on tax, attest and accounting services. 


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Certified Public Accountant (CPA)

Certified Finanacial Planner (CFP)