Our PEOPLE

Smith Schafer was recognized as a Top 150 Workplace in Minnesota in 2020 by the Star Tribune. We possess a firm culture and environment, stressing an entrepreneurial approach to business and continued growth. This translates to our client service. 

We are known for helping businesses grow with accounting, tax, and consulting solutions. People often refer to us as a helpful business advisor. We provide proactive solutions, deep expertise, and personal relationships, allowing you more time to work on growing your business. 

Smith Schafer is home to highly skilled professionals who have led the firm to become one of the nation’s fastest-growing CPA firms. Our people are focused on the best advice for every situation. You can find a CPA at any of our three convenient locations and gain our entire team’s expertise.

Why Clients Choose Us

Have enjoyed good service for over 30 years.

 - R & W Fleming Corporation

Our service is always exceptional and never have to second guess the answers.

 - EnergyPrint, Inc.

Smith Schafer has provided second to none service and value to my business and personal accounts for over 30 years. Their expertise and knowledge are unmatched by any other accounting firm I have encountered over all these years.

The relationship we have built over the years with the staff at Smith Schafer & Associates is one that can never be replaced. They are quick with helping us figure anything out, always willing to pick up the phone and walk us through any problem we are having. Also they are just all so friendly and kind!

I have worked with Jason Boynton for several years. He has consistently provided exceptional service and advice always delivered in a timely, pleasant manner.

Smith Schafer always makes everything go smoothly. They were recommended to us by our community bank. We have been using their services for many years for our small business and personal taxes. We always feel well taken care of and that we are receiving the best advice, direction, information and tax preparation."

- The Dog Perk Corporation

Smith Schafer always provides great information for our business. They are thorough with our accounting and financial planning. We have leaned heavily on them with interpretation of the PPP Loan and COVID-19 planning. They have been instrumental in our success and are always very knowledgeable and quick to respond to any of our questions."

Smith Schafer has provided second to none service and value to my business and personal accounts for over 30 years. Their expertise and knowledge are unmatched by any other accounting firm I have encountered over all these years."

The relationship we have built over the years with the staff at Smith Schafer is one that can never be replaced. They are quick with helping us figure anything out, always willing to pick up the phone and walk us through any problem we are having. Also they are just all so friendly and kind!"

We love our CPA team at Smith Schafer. They have helped us navigate many personal and business decisions."

Smith Schafer is very dedicated to their clients and always has their best interests in mind. They are very knowledgeable and thinking ahead to what the clients may be needing in the future. We would highly recommend Smith Schafer to our family and friends."

Minnesota CPA Team

  • All
  • Red Wing Office
  • Rochester Office
  • Twin Cities Office
Nathan Agre headshot
Twin Cities Office
Audit Principal
Jason Boynton headshot
Rochester Office
Audit Principal
Steve Demorlis headshot
Twin Cities Office
Tax Principal
Jim Dimick headshot
Twin Cities Office
Tax Principal
John Edson headshot
Twin Cities Office
Tax & Valuation Principal
Twin Cities Office
Tax Principal
Greg Epsom headshot
Rochester Office
Tax Principal
Steve Erchul headshot
Twin Cities Office
Managing Principal
Andrew Forliti headshot
Rochester Office
Audit Principal
Twin Cities Office
Tax Principal
Twin Cities Office
Principal
Twin Cities Office
Audit Principal
Chris Kiecker
Red Wing Office
Tax Principal
Kim Mahanna headshot
Twin Cities Office
Tax Principal
Mike Malugani headshot
Rochester Office
Tax Principal
Jason Miller headshot
Twin Cities Office
Audit Principal
Tim Pass headshot
Twin Cities Office
Audit Principal
Dean Richards headshot
Twin Cities Office
Tax Principal
Rochester Office
Tax Principal
Grant Tentis headshot
Twin Cities Office
Tax Principal
Steve Salveson headshot
Red Wing Office
Tax Principal
Gary Turnquist headshot
Twin Cities Office
Audit Principal
Trisha White headshot
Rochester Office
Tax Principal
Adam J. Kellerhals, CPA
Audit Principal
Twin Cities
Andrew Forliti headshot
Andrew Forliti, CPA
Audit Principal
Rochester
Chris Kiecker
Christopher J. Kiecker, CPA
Tax Principal
Red Wing
Dean Richards headshot
Dean L. Richards, CPA, CVA
Tax Principal
Twin Cities
Gary Turnquist headshot
Gary J. Turnquist, CPA, CVA
Audit Principal
Twin Cities
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Our client satisfaction is exceptional, as demonstrated by our 95% satisfaction rate.

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