Brendan Kurvers


Brendan leads the Food and Beverage Group at CLA and primarily serves clients through CLA's bizops practice as a consulting CFO. Brendan also specializes in financial statement audits, other assurance services, business and individual tax, profitability advisory, and succession planning. He has supported many businesses through strategic growth and has been an integral part of multiple financial statement audits, buy side and sell side quality of earnings, and consulting and profitability projects throughout the country. Additionally, Brendan serves on the board of a Minneapolis based nonprofit, The Market Entry (MEF), that supports CPG food startups in Minnesota. Its core mission is to enable equitable participation in the market place by traditionally marginalized and underrepresented entrepreneurs, who are in food production and manufacturing. 


Bachelor of Science, Accounting - North Dakota State University

In the community

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)

Minnesota Society of Certified Public Accountants (MNCPA)

Market Entry Fund (MEF), Board Chair and Treasurer