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Carlson_Michael Minneapolis

150 S 5th Street
Minneapolis, MN 55402



Email: mcarlson@wipfli.com

Michael D. Carlson , CPA, CGMA


Michael Carlson is a partner in Wipfli’s financial institutions practice in the Minneapolis office. He has dedicated his entire career to this industry and is able to provide his clients practical, real-world knowledge. Michael’s clients find value in his unique ability to identify opportunities for improvements across all functional areas of their business, not just the accounting area.

  • Certified Public Accountant 
  • Chartered Global Management Accountant
Professional Memberships and Activities
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) - Member
  • Minnesota Society of Certified Public Accountants (MNCPA) - Member

Areas of Focus

  • Financial statement audits
  • Internal audits
  • Loan reviews
  • SOC attestation engagements
  • ACH examinations
  • Core deposit studies
  • Mergers/acquisitions


University of Minnesota, Carlson School of Management - Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Bachelor of science degree in business with a double major in finance and accounting
University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • Graduate School of Banking