Professionals

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Associates

Michael Hogan, EA

Michael has been involved in tax and business accounting for over 40 years. He has an accounting background from the University of Minnesota. He received his designation as a Certified Financial Planner in 1978. He has filed tens of thousands of individual, corporate, trust and partnership returns. He is an Enrolled Agent and as such is enrolled to practice before the IRS in all 50 states. He has a strong background in investing, business consultation and planning. He has years of specialty work in real estate, tax-free exchanges, pension consultation, investment administration, estate planning and asset protection. Michael enjoys basketball, mountain climbing, auto racing and triathlons. He has bicycled across the US. He has auto raced in “One Lap of America” and has climbed mountains in the US, Mexico, Europe and Africa. Michael is married to Denise and they have five children and fourteen grandchildren. Michael is dedicated to quality customer service while saving his clients hundreds, if not thousands, of dollars through deep knowledge of the tax code.


michael@ProFilerConsulting.com

Phone: (763) 497-7308  x2

Brian Hogan, EA

 

Brian graduated high school at age 16. He then completed an intense computer/software course at the School of Communication Arts. He attended specialty courses in tax preparation at age 17 and began filing tax returns in 1995. Since 1995 Brian has worked with Michael F. Hogan in his accounting and tax practice and has participated in numerous courses and seminars. He is an Enrolled Agent and as such is enrolled to practice before the IRS in all 50 states. Brian has also been instrumental in creating software to assist in information management and internet delivery. He is extremely talented at computer-based accounting programs for businesses and individuals. Brian specializes in small business and individual tax preparation. He is a certified scuba diver, amateur photographer, and enjoys triathlons and weight lifting. Brian has a knack for taking even the most complicated tax situations and making them understandable to any person or company CEO. His knowledge of the tax code greatly exceeds that of industry standards. He truly has both hands on the pulse of the ever-changing tax code, thus finding ways to save you money!

Brian is married to his wife, Sarah and they have one child.


Brian@ProFilerConsulting.com

Phone: (763) 497-7308  x4

Kevin Hogan, EA

Kevin Hogan focuses on businesses and families. He received his Bachelor’s degree from the U of M. He is an Enrolled Agent (tax specialist). He is certified in QuickBooks to assist companies in maintaining their bookkeeping and payroll.

He is an Eagle Scout and speaks Mandarin Chinese. He was on the TV Show, American Ninja Warrior and runs an obstacle gym on the side. Kevin and his wife, Jana have two children.


Kevin@ProFilerConsulting.com Phone: (763) 497-7308  x5

 

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Ed Scharber, EA

Ed has been in the accounting field for over 30 years, with the majority of that time spent in the retail lumber business. He has worked with several accounting software packages during that time. He is an Enrolled Agent and as such is enrolled to practice before the IRS in all 50 States. He enjoys working with numbers, and the ever-changing tax environment.

Ed is married with two children, one grandchild and another on the way. During their time away from work, Ed and his wife enjoy biking, camping, and watching their two dogs romp around.


ed@profilerconsulting.com

Phone: (763) 497-7308 x 103

Russ McBroom

 

Russ has been involved in business, finance and tax for the past 40 years. He received his Bachelor of Science degree from St. Cloud State University in accounting and business. After working in public accounting, Russ was involved in private accounting with a midsized manufacturing business in Minneapolis for the past 35 years. He retired as CEO/CFO in 2006 and has returned to public accounting and tax consulting. He brings extensive experience from the business perspective to tax preparation. He prepared both business and individual returns for the past tax year. He is a past president of a trade association and is currently serving on the board of the largest international woodworking machinery and supply trade show in North America. Russ is married, enjoys travel and fishing at his lake cabin as well as being a grandfather to five wonderful grandchildren.


Russ.McBroom@ProFilerConsulting.com

Phone: (763) 497-7308

Elizabeth Rud

Elizabeth is a Quickbooks Specialist and has been involved in accounting for over 15 years working with a variety of business Clients. She is inspired by unique challenges and continuing to expand her knowledge. She enjoys assisting Clients with Quickbooks as well as streamlining office procedures. Elizabeth is a member of IAAP where she continues to network, learn, and exchange new ideas for business, office, and software solutions. She has working knowledge of computer hardware and several software programs.

Elizabeth is married with two children and one granddaughter. While not at work Elizabeth loves to dive into home projects in the winter months, and during the summer she enjoys camping, riding ATV’s, and pontooning. Year round she is an avid researcher and is involved in charity functions as well as spending time with her beloved animals.


elizabeth@ProFilerConsulting.com

Phone: (763) 497-7308 x 114

Corinne Weyer

Corinne has been preparing taxes both professionally and personally for her family members for several years. Specializing in small business returns, she loves helping find missed deductions.  Corinne enjoys helping others understand how changes in  their life effect their tax situation.  When not preparing taxes she spends her time with her boyfriend and their blended family of six reading, watching movies and camping.  She also enjoys fishing year round.


preparer@ProFilerConsulting.com

Phone: (763) 497-7308 x 110

Lauren Krieger

Lauren joined our Accounting Team in 2015, specializing in QuickBooks and payroll. Lauren enjoys the diversity of working with many different types of accounting clients. She loves to solve puzzles and get things organized! Besides pursuing her love for accounting, she is going to school part-time working on a degree in arts with an emphasis on psychology.

In her off time, Lauren likes to spend time with her pets, explore nature as often as possible, and spend quality time with family and friends.


lauren@profilerconsulting.com

Phone: (763) 497-7308 x 110

Chrissy Mills

Chrissy may be the first smiling face you see when you visit ProFiler Consulting, LLC. Customer service is a priority along with great communication skills. She can assist you with scheduling appointments; returning your calls and emails or help direct your tax questions to the right consultant.

Chrissy brings her customer services skills from Property Management of several years. She assisted in managing numerous properties throughout the Twin Cities, one of which included the prominent Medical Arts Building downtown Minneapolis.

Chrissy is married to her husband of 20 plus years and they have five beautiful children. Each of their children enjoy sports and dedicate time enhancing their skills year-round. As a family, they love to travel the state and country to watch their children compete at a high level. The St. Michael community has been their home for over 15 years. They actively support the schools, volunteer time in sporting events, and are members of a local church which brings fulfillment and joy to their family.


secretary@profilerconsulting.com

763-497-7308

Grant Fossum, AIF RFC Prowealth Financial

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Phone: (763) 497-7308  x 107