Mr. Thelen was president, CEO and sole shareholder of a financial services company from 1992 through 2008. The company was heavily involved with income tax returns, payroll preparation and reporting, pension plan administration and compliance, retirement and individual financial planning, life, health and property/casualty insurance planning and sales, and representing clients before taxing agencies.
Before that he was a manager in the tax department of a large regional CPA firm. He started his professional career as a Revenue Officer and then a Tax Auditor with the Internal Revenue Service from 1980 through 1989.
Bob holds a Masters of Pastoral Ministry from Saint John’s University School of Theology. He received his Bachelors of Arts degree from Metropolitan State University. Bob is also the current Mayor of Cold Spring, MN.
He is a member of the MNCPA and the AICPA.