SOURCE: Kern Dewenter Viere Ltd (KDV)

Kern Dewenter Viere Ltd (KDV)

July 02, 2013 10:00 ET

Minneapolis-Based KDV Names Four New Partners

MINNEAPOLIS, MN--(Marketwired - July 02, 2013) -  KDV Ltd. is pleased to announce that Steve Leen, CPA, Jean Massmann, CPA, Stan Vander Lugt, CPA, and Paul Radeke, CFP® have been elected as Partners with the firm. The elections were effective on July 1, 2013, bringing the total number of partners in the firm to 23.

Loren Viere, KDV's Managing Partner, commented, "We are pleased to welcome our new partners to the senior management of our firm. The skills and strengths of these individuals align with KDV's commitment to exceptional client service and industry expertise. We are privileged to have them on our team and look forward to their continued contributions."

The individuals elected to partnership in KDV are:

Steve Leen, CPA works within the tax and accounting department assisting companies with financial statement preparation, income tax planning, estate tax planning and other business consulting issues. He specializes in the manufacturing and construction industries and is currently a board member of both the Central Minnesota Manufacturing Association and the Sartell Rotary. Steve has been with KDV since November, 2000.

Jean Massmann, CPA has more than 25 years of experience providing tax, accounting and consulting services to individuals and closely held businesses and their owners. She works in a wide variety of industries including agriculture, manufacturing, construction and professional services. Jean is also a member of the Central MN Estate Council.

Stan Vander Lugt, CPA has more than 20 years of experience in accounting and works within the tax and business advisory departments of KDV's Minneapolis office. He specializes in dental and professional service practices, providing tax, accounting and other consulting services to small and mid-sized businesses. 

Paul Radeke, CFP® serves as Wealth Advisor Vice President and has been with KDV Wealth Management, LLC since January, 2009. He is responsible for working with clients to define their financial goals and implement strategies necessary to achieve them. He has over fourteen years of experience in the financial services industry, holds FINRA Securities Registrations for Series 7 and 66, and his Minnesota Life and Health Insurance License. Radeke is also a member of the Financial Planning Association, St. Cloud Area Chamber of Commerce and the Central Minnesota Builders Association. 

About KDV
KDV (Kern, DeWenter, Viere) was established in 1945 and currently maintains offices in Minneapolis and St. Cloud. The firm serves clients in the areas of tax and accounting, business advisory, technology, outsourced payroll, 401(k) planning and consulting, trust and estate planning, business valuations, succession planning and individual wealth management. Our industry expertise includes government, nonprofit, construction and real estate, manufacturing and distribution, dental, professional services, healthcare, printing, retail and family-owned businesses. For additional information on KDV please visit or call 952-563-6800 in Minneapolis or 320-251-7010 in St. Cloud.

Contact Information

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    Bloomington, MN 55431