Ryan Churness, CPA, MBT

Professional Experience

Ryan Churness is a tax shareholder, performing various tax compliance and planning services for a variety of clients, including publicly traded companies, businesses, and individuals. His primary emphasis is working with corporate clients focusing on income tax provisions as required by financial accounting standards ASC 740. His experience also includes working with clients who require consolidated tax returns, multi-state filings, business acquisitions and structuring, tax notices/exams and strategic planning. Ryan specializes in Food Service/Restaurants, Manufacturing, Entrepreneurs, and Self-Employed Individuals.

Professional Certifications

Certified Public Accountant


Minnesota State University Moorhead – B.S. in Accounting & Business Administration
University of Minnesota, Master of Business Taxation

Professional Organizations


When I’m not working…

I like to spend time with the family at the lake near Alexandria, MN, go pheasant hunting with friends and family in Western Minnesota and attend local college and professional sporting events.