Partners and Associates

Partners and Associates

A hybrid team of accountants, advisors, and consultants whose collective experience and diverse backgrounds ignite ideas, reconfigure approaches, and recommend strategies and innovative solutions for our clients.

Ron Hafner

7601 France Ave. South
Minneapolis, MN 55435

Tel: 952.548.6714


Audit and Accounting

Areas of Focus

  • Business mergers and acquisitions
  • Due diligence support
  • SEC regulations and filings
  • Stock-based compensation
  • Income tax accounting


Manufacturing and Distribution


University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
  • Bachelor of science degree with a concentration in accounting

Ronald P. Hafner, CPA

Manufacturing & Distribution Practice Leader

With over 30 years of experience, Ron Hafner leads Wipfli’s firmwide manufacturing and distribution practice and the public company (SEC) services practice.  He works with public and private clients of all sizes, assisting them with financing transactions, accounting issues, and mergers and acquisitions, as well as performs audits and reviews.

  • Certified Public Accountant
Professional Organizations and Activities
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) - Member
  • Minnesota Society of Certified Public Accountants (MNCPA) - Member and past quality review committee member
  • Junior Achievement of the Upper Midwest - Board member and past treasurer
  • Frequent speaker on various accounting topics including business combinations, stock-based compensation, and income taxes