John Christianson

John O. Christianson is a certified public accountant and Team Partner of Beyond and lives by Willmar, Minnesota. After graduating from the University of Minnesota with an accounting degree, John’s farming background led him to perceive the need for a full-service accounting and consulting firm with specialized expertise in agribusiness.

Under his guidance, John has grown the Christianson companies into a nationally recognized group with over thirty five years of experience in agriculture, grain processing and renewable fuels. In today’s robust and rapidly evolving rural economy, John is committed to providing cutting-edge financial analysis and growth consulting to ensure the continued health of agriculture and renewal energy in rural America.

John Christianson

Our Experienced Team

Angela Furney

Angela Furney

Angela applies her 24 years of experience in Agribusiness applications across product design, operational, financial support and client care services.
Brady Riopelle

Brady Riopelle

Brady applies his 13 years of technical experience over client services, operations and financial support.
Chris Simenson

Chris Simonsen

Chris applies his 25 years of experiences in business process analysis, operational recommendations and client support.
Daryl Friesen

Daryl Friesen

Daryl’s 38 years of experience comes from a background of accounting at a large grain coop, accounting management, business process analysis, applications design, best practice recommendations and customer support.
Craig Coil

Craig Coil

Craig’s 16 years of experience comes from accounting and controller positions at a grain processing plant, business process analysis, best practice recommendations, data analysis and client services.
Janet Pagel

Janet Pagel

Janet’s 15 years of experience comes from operations at a grain processing plant, logistics, power user and client support.
JoAnn Bechtold

JoAnn Bechtold

JoAnn’s 42 years of experience comes across multiple industries including grain processing and many positions including accounting and controller positions. JoAnn provides a variety of client services including accounting assistance for clients.
Mary Jakel

Mary Jakel

Mary’s 25 years of experience derives from multiple positions across multiple industries in agribusiness from accounting, administration, auditing and data analytics. Mary provides business analysis and client support across many disciplines.
Sheila O’Meara

Sheila O’Meara

Sheila’s 19 years of experience is derived from multiple accounting positions across several industries Sheila works with clients on best practices, accounting, operations and client services.
Fred Gould

Fred Gould

Fred’s 25 years of experience includes accounting positions across multiple agribusiness companies. Fred works with clients on business processes, data analysis, CFO and controller services.
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Tim Renner

Tim’s 40 years of experience crosses multiple disciples from Ag business ownership, client support and business process analysis and recommendations of best practices. Tim has in-depth experience from crop inputs, grain handling and grain processing.
Jessica Buster

Jessica Buster

Jessica's 19 years of experience comes from multiple positions within the agriculture sector; from an assistant at a brokerage firm, grain merchandiser for both privately owned companies and cooperatives, commodity controller for an ethanol company with multiple plants and grain elevators, and a general manager for a grain, feed, and swine production cooperative.
Steve Squibb

Steve Squibb

Steve is the team leader for Beyond and his 22 years of experience cross multiple industries and accounting positions. Steve’s experience in manufacturing and Ag coop accounting and management brings multiple disciplines to the team. Steve assists with business process analysis, best practices, data analytics and client support.

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