John Lawson, CPA, CGMA

Professional Experience

Mr. Lawson, a shareholder with the firm and managing shareholder, has over 25 years of experience in accounting and auditing. Mr. Lawson’s areas of specialization include manufacturing and wholesale businesses, closely-held companies, employee benefit plan audits and public owned enterprises. He also has significant experience in not-for-profit, including nursing homes. John is also the firm’s Director of Quality Control.

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Professional Certifications

Certified Public Accountant
Chartered Global Management Accountant


University of Minnesota, School of Management, B.S.B. in Accounting

Professional Organizations

MNCPA, Committee member 1991 to present, Legislative Issues, 1998 to present, Audit CPE Review
Allinial Global – Accounting Firm Association, Manufacturing/Distribution Steering Committee

Community Involvement

APICS, Minnesota, Twin cities chapter, Finance Committee
Senior Community Services board member
Seven Dreams Educational Foundation board member
Minneapolis Regional Chamber of Commerce, Public Policy Committee

When I’m not working…

I’m usually spending time with family, volunteering, biking, or cooking dinner for my beautiful wife.