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Our Story

Executive Public Accountants, Inc. was established in 1995 by current President and CFO, Jeanne Dufresne. Under Jeanne’s leadership, the company has increased the services offered to include financial accounting, bookkeeping, tax preparation, and business consulting services. EPA’s clients vary from corporations, sole proprietors, non-profits, and individuals throughout the Twin Cities and greater metro area.

The EPA staff boasts a wide variety of skills with their team members that include Certified Public Accountants, Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisors, Small Business Accountants and Bookkeepers, and bilingual speaking. Executive Public Accountants is locally owned and operates out of Plymouth and Andover, Minnesota.

Our Philosophy

We believe the best way to increase profits while protecting assets is through strategic planning. We are dedicated to providing our clients with proactive tax and financial strategies to maximize their current situations. Our unique approach encourages relationship building across all needs and allows us to have knowledge about all parts your business, which helps us act in your best interests.

We are bonded and carry professional liability insurance. All of our staff has been qualified and is required to adhere to our privacy and disclosure policies.

Meet Our Team

Jeanne Dufresne

CEO

Jeanne lived in Europe for 10 years where she acquired her bilingual skills. After graduating from Metropolitan State University, with a passion to help small businesses achieve their goals, Jeanne started her accounting practice in 1987. In her free time, Jeanne enjoys traveling, gardening, yoga, and chasing her grandchildren around.

Corrie Niska

Vice President

An Augsburg University graduate, Corrie has been working at Executive Public Accountants since 2012 as an Accountant, Tax Preparer, and QuickBooks ProAdvisor. Corrie is a mom of three boys and loves spending time outside and playing sports.

Anna Sombrio

Office Manager – Plymouth

After graduating from University of Wisconsin-Stout, Anna served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Ecuador, where she was also able to exercise her bilingual skills (English/Spanish). Anna enjoys traveling and spending her time outdoors.

Melissa Fryckman

Office Manager – Andover

Melissa, a Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor and Winona State University alum, has a passion for helping small business. In addition to enjoying her time spent at EPA, Melissa is also fond of kayaking and surrounding herself with friends and family.

Sambita

Company Mascot

Sambita, the Ecuadorian Office Pup, was rescued during Anna’s stay in Ecuador. Sambita enjoys treats, belly rubs, and greeting clients at the door.