OUR TRUSTED ADVISORS

Over the years, I’ve compiled a list of Trusted Advisors. The following individuals are business people who I would (and do) trust with my business and in whom I have complete confidence. It makes sense to do business with those you can trust.

Accounting

Michael Bromelkamp

Olsen Thielen & Co. Ltd.
2675 Long Lake Blvd.
St. Paul MN 55113
651-483-4521
651-483-2467
mbromelkamp@otcpas.com
www.otcpas.com

“Depend on our people, Count on our advice.”
Jeff’s Take: “Mike is one of the few accountants who is also a solid business advisor.”

Gregg Knapp

Wipfli LLP
8665 Hudson Blvd N, Ste 200
Lake Elmo MN 55042
651-766-2865
651-636-6087
gknapp@wipfli.com
www.wipfli.com

“I can honestly say, ‘I’ve been there and done it’ with a lot of issues business owners face in today’s business environment.”
Jeff’s Take: “Gregg brings a practical business savvy to accounting and tax planning.”

Banking

Tom Van Pelt

Citizens State Bank
375 Stageline Rd.
Hudson WI 54016
715-386-9050
715-381-1592
TVanPelt@csbnet.net
www.csbnet.net

“Proactive business banking solutions with a community banking feel.”
Jeff’s Take: “Tom is a banker who understands the needs of the business owner.”

Bookkeeping & Payroll Services

Denise Stalker

Checks and Balances
407 Jordyn Lane
Hudson WI 54016
715-222-5832
rdstalker@sbcglobal.net

“Everyone needs Checks & Balances.”
Jeff’s Take: “Denise is my go to bookkeeping person; I rely on her for all of our bookkeeping and payroll needs.”

CFO Services

Mike Holmdahl

Caldera Business Services, Inc.
4555 Erin Drive, Suite 230
Eagan MN 55122
651-905-3804
651-905-4917
mholmdahl@loraxbiz.com
www.calderabiz.com

“Accounting and finance WONKS that help you clean up the past, clarify the present and focus on the future.”
Jeff’s Take: “Mike is your financial wingman who has you covered.”

Jack Thompson

The Thompson Group
3251 Louisiana Ave. S. Ste 310
Minneapolis MN 55426
952-681-2907
jthompson@thompsongrp.com
www.thompsongrp.com

“Our mission is to assure that business leaders have accurate, timely, relevant information so they can make fact-based decisions to maximize long-term profitability.”
Jeff’s Take: “Jack helps make sense of chaos in production and accounting information.”

Communication Technology

Joseph Nemastil

The NT Group, LLC
2920 Everest Lane
Plymouth MN 55447
612-279-2160
612-279-2161
joen@thentgroup.com
www.thentgroup.com

“The NT Group affordably explains, organizes, and enhances your use of IT to accomplish business goals. We broker hardware, software and services in the areas of web, telecom/network, and server/PC.”
Jeff’s Take: “Joe is the go-to communications technology guy who actually helps leverage these resources.”

Computer Hardware Support

Maciek Gralinski

Technophobia Consulting
423 Hardwood Lane
Mahtomedi MN 55115
651-344-3506
651-846-4118
maciek@technophobiaconsulting.com
www.technophobiaconsulting.com

“We take the fear out of technology!”
Jeff’s Take: “Maciek is my go-to guy for all our home computer needs.”

Executive Coaching

Jim Earley

Trailblazer Coaching
3017 Noble Avenue South
Golden Valley MN 55422-3012
763-521-9981
jim@trailblazercoaching.com
www.trailblazercoaching.com

“When the road you are on won’t take you to where you want to be.”
Jeff’s Take: “Coach was a Master Coach before they had Master Coaches. He is amazing at helping guide a 1% change that has a 25% impact.”

Family Business Transition Planning

Cary Tutelman

CJT Company
6512 Limerick Drive
Edina MN 55439
952-941-8864
952-941-7628
cary@cjtco.com
www.tutelmanconsulting.com

“I work with family businesses in transition and owners in conflict.”
Jeff’s Take: “Cary helps family businesses in transition; introduced the Owners Plan.”

Financial Services

Brett Anderson

St. Croix Advisors, LLC
401 Second Street, Suite 200
Hudson WI 54016
651-905-6475
651-456-0906
brett@stcroixadvisors.com
www.stcroixadvisors.com

” No matter your goals, St. Croix Advisors is your one stop solution to managing your business and your life, so you may enjoy both to the fullest.”
Jeff’s Take: “Brett helps business owners achieve financial security.”

Steve Kairies

Access Financial Services, Inc.
1650 W. 82nd Street, Ste 850
Minneapolis MN 55431
952-885-2734
952-885-0995
steve@accessfinsvcs.com

“Caring-For Your Interests.”
Jeff’s Take: “Steve and his team are my trusted financial advisors.”

Fulfillment & Manufacturing

Mark Patterson

RiverStar, Inc.
1705 Wilkie Drive
Winona MN 55987
507-452-5109
507-453-6180
mpatters@riverstarinc.com
www.riverstarinc.com

“RiverStar provides a competitive advantage for startup as well as large established companies by being a one stop solution for all critical business processes from supply chain and inventory management to production through to order fulfillment.”
Jeff’s Take: “Mark and his RiverStar team can buy it, store it make it, pick it, pack it and ship it like no other”.

Health & Vitality

Darian Blattner

New Richmond Area Centre, LTD
428 So. Starr Ave.
New Richmond WI 54017-2063
715-246-2252
715-246-6683
dblattner@nracentre.com
www.nracentre.com

“The Centre provides opportunities for people of all ages to focus on their health and wellness. Whether that is on land or in the water, whether you are young or old, at the Centre No One Leaves The Same.”
Jeff’s Take: “The Centre is an amazing community where you can find Health, Fitness, and Fun for all Ages”

Human Resources

Dave Dahl

Talent Strategy Consultants
4255 Kingsview Lane
Plymouth MN 55446
612-710-5508
763-544-1426
DRDahl@aol.com

“If you need someone to talk to about leadership issues that will challenge your thinking and add immediate value, I am your guy.”
Jeff’s Take: “Dave helps align human resources with corporate strategies.”

Dennis Van Norman

Van Norman & Associates
2040 Bradley St.
St. Paul MN 55117
651-633-3502
651-633-5357
dvn@iaxs.net
www.vannormanandassociates.com

“A full range of human resources consultation services including: Talent Search Services, Compensation Management, Policy Development, and Training & Development.”
Jeff’s Take: “Dennis brings a practical dimension to human resources.”

Landscaping

Doug Meyers

Environmental Landscape Management, Inc.
575 Schommer Drive, Ste D
Hudson WI 54016
715-386-7100
715-386-7636
Doug@elmonline.com
www.elmonline.com

“Creative Landscaping Since 1975.”
Jeff’s Take: “Doug and ELM are the only landscape company I would consider.”

Sales

Danita Bye

Sales Growth Specialists
1160 Cherokee Rd.
Long Lake MN 55356
612-246-4806 / 800-256-2799
763-249-7716
danita@salesgrowthspecialists.com
www.salesgrowthspecialists.com

“We work with CEOs and business owners frustrated that their sales aren’t exceeding their growth plans. We help with the strategic and execution to Win More New Accounts.”
Jeff’s Take: “Danita and her systems are the best around for driving sales.”

Strategic Marketing

Steve Carples

Synergistics Consulting
11450 Aspen Way
Minnetonka MN 55305
952-525-3199
952-525-3199
steve@synconsults.com
www.synconsult.com

“Helping develop and integrate optimized business and brand strategies to catalyze growth and goal attainment.”
Jeff’s Take: “Steve helps develop and integrate optimized brand strategies.”

Transition Planning

Cliff Allen

Allen Business Enterprises, LLC
8362 Tamarack Village, Suite 119
Woodbury MN 55125-3392
651-226-2853
651-578-7567
callen@allenbusinessenterprises.com
www.allenbusinessenterprises.com

“I enjoy finding the leverage points in a business and making improvements that improve value.”
Jeff’s Take: “Cliff is the best guy I know at peeling back the layers of the onion.”

Employment Law

Carol Skinner

Skinner and Associates
212 Commercial St.
Hudson WI 54016
715-386-5800
715-386-6177
cskinner@skinnerlaw.com
www.skinnerlaw.com

“I have represented both sides of the employment spectrum for so many years; I am good at anticipating the other side’s views and needs, which usually results in diffusing the problem early on.”
Jeff’s Take: “Carol has been our go to employment lawyer for years.”

Patents, Copyrights, & Trademarks

Joel Skinner

Skinner & Associates
212 Commercial St.
Hudson WI 54016
715-386-5800
715-386-6177
jskinner@skinnerlaw.com
www.skinnerlaw.com

Jeff’s Take: “Joel is a very skilled patent practitioner who speaks in a language you can understand”

Trust, Estate, & Probate

Darlene Cobian

Briggs and Morgan, P.A.
W2200 First National Bank Building
332 Minnesota Street
St. Paul MN 55101
651-808-6597
651-808-6450
DCobian@Briggs.com
www.briggs.com

“Briggs and Morgan has a dedicated team to provide superior, practical counsel with trust and estate matters.”
Jeff’s Take: “Darlene is our go-to person for all estate planning, trust, and probate needs.”

Commercial Real Estate

Kevin LaCasse

Greystone Commercial
836 Minnesota Street South
Bayport MN 55003
651-430-2024
651-430-2480
klacasse@greystone-commercial.com
www.greystone-commercial.com

“Providing commercial brokerage, investment, development and consulting services for our valued clients, with creative and thoughtful approaches and solutions are our specialty.”
Jeff’s Take: “Kevin is the most creative commercial real estate guy I know.”

Residential Real Estate

Jim Henry

RE/MAX Results
616 Oakley Circle
Hudson WI 54016
715-760-0115 or 800-221-7653
866-817-5823
jimhenry@jimhenry.com
www.jimhenry.com

“A trusted and experienced real estate professional who’ll roll up his sleeves and go to work for you, with well over 1,000 satisfied clients since 1988.”
Jeff’s Take: “Jim is my go-to guy for residential real estate.”

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