Mike Nelson to Lead McGladreys Minneapolis Practice
MINNEAPOLIS, MN – RSM McGladrey, Inc. and McGladrey & Pullen, LLP, leading providers of assurance, tax and consulting services under the McGladrey brand, today named Mike Nelson Office Managing Partner of the Minneapolis office. Nelson, a McGladrey & Pullen partner and RSM McGladrey managing director, has been with the firms for nearly 30 years.
In this new role, Nelson will lead efforts to build upon the Minneapolis team’s strong people and client service culture, growing the business based on a deep understanding of clients, their needs and their industries. The Minneapolis office is one of the firms’ largest nationwide, with more than 400 employees.
“Our Minneapolis team is pleased to welcome Mike to this new leadership role,” said Christi Mack, partner and growth leader for McGladrey & Pullen offices in Minnesota, Iowa, Nebraska, South Dakota and LaCrosse, WI. “Mike understands the needs of growing companies and has demonstrated the ability to develop strong client service teams. His experience serving clients and developing our people will help ensure the continued growth of our practice and the McGladrey brand in the Twin Cities and surrounding communities.”
“I’m excited about taking on this challenge in my career, and building on McGladrey’s strong reputation for client and community service in the Minneapolis area,” Nelson said. “It represents the trust our team has in my ability to work with them to build on our strong reputation for client and community service.”
Nelson joined McGladrey & Pullen in 1982, and has served clients in a variety of industries providing tax compliance and consulting advice. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), the Tax Section of the AICPA, and the Minnesota Society of Certified Public Accountants, where he served as a past chair of the tax committee and multistate tax conference committees.
Nelson is also actively involved in the community. He serves as a director and treasurer of Minnesota DARE, Inc., the Drug Abuse Resistance Education Program, a director and treasurer of the Minnesota Taxpayers Association, and on the Northern Star Boy Scout Council.
Mike earned his Bachelor of Science degree and Master of Business Taxation (MBT) degree from the University of Minnesota. He and his family reside in Champlin.
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