Our Staff

Miller, Welle, Heiser & Co., Ltd. is a full-service Certified Public Accounting firm licensed in MN. All our CPA's hold valid MN State CPA Certificates.

Meet Our Accounting Staff:

Sanda Lang, CPA

Manager

Sanda Lang joined Miller, Welle, Heiser & Co., Ltd. in January 2005. She earned her CPA certification while working for a St. Cloud, MN CPA firm,  and had been employed for the previous twenty years in private accounting. Sanda is Accredited in Business Valuation (ABV) by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants as well.
 
Her experience includes financial and tax analysis and projections, accounting services, payroll and benefits administration, auditing, income tax preparation and review for both individuals and business entities, and business valuations.

Trina Peeters, CPA

Manager

Trina Peeters graduated from St. Cloud State University in 2010 with a B.S. degree in Accounting.  She joined Miller, Welle, Heiser & Co., Ltd. in October 2012 after gaining experience as a Tax Accountant and bookkeeper.  Trina specializes in tax services to individuals, partnerships, and corporations.  She also provides accounting and payroll services to a variety of organizations. 


Sandi Stocker

Supervisor

Sandi Stocker has been with Miller, Welle, Heiser & Co., Ltd. since 1978. Sandi is a certified Quickbooks ProAdvisor and provides assistance to our Quickbooks clients with system set-up, accounting support, analysis and training. Sandi's experience includes payroll as well as benefits and government reporting, 1099 requirements, sales tax, bookkeeping, year-end accounting, and partnership and corporate tax returns.


Sarah Hanson, CPA

Senior Accountant

Sarah Hanson graduated from Minnesota State University Moorhead in 2004 with a B.S. degree in accounting and joined Miller, Welle, Heiser & Co., Ltd. in 2005.
Sarah has experience in accounting and auditing services for not-for-profit entities, HUD-assisted projects, and chartiable gambling organizations. She also has experience in providing tax services for partnerships, corporations, and LLC's. She also has experience in providing payroll services to our clients.


Breanna Franzwa

Senior Accountant

Breanna Franzwa graduated from the University of St. Thomas in 2010 with B.S. degrees in Accounting and Finance.  She joined Miller, Welle, Heiser & Co., Ltd. in 2012 after gaining experience as a bookkeeper.
Breanna provides tax and audit services to individuals, small businesses, and non-profit organizations.  She also specializes in charitable gaming, trust, and estate tax services and has knowledge in foreign tax matters. 



Eric Schlangen, CPA

Senior Accountant

Eric Schlangen graduated from The College of Saint Scholastica, St. Cloud Campus, in August 2012 with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Accounting.  He joined Miller, Welle, Heiser & Co., Ltd. in October 2012 and earned his CPA accreditation in 2014.

Eric has experience in providing tax services for individuals, partnerships, and corporations and charitable gaming organizations.  Eric also provides auditing services for 401K plans.  Additionally, Eric provides payroll tax services to our clients.  Eric is a member of NEXT-Chamber's Emerging Leaders group.


Jessica Gravich

Senior Accountant

Jessica Gravich graduated from St. Cloud State University in June of 2013 with a B. S. degree in Accounting.  She joined Miller, Welle, Heiser & Co., Ltd in November 2013 as a staff accountant.  She is currently studying for the CPA exam.  Jessica provides tax services to individuals, partnerships, and corporations.  She also has experience providing payroll services to our clients.   



Crystal Patterson

Staff Accountant

Crystal Patterson graduated from St. Cloud State University in December 2014 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting.  She interned with Miller, Welle, Heiser & Co., Ltd. during the 2013 tax filing season and has since joined our firm as a staff accountant.  She is currently studying for the CPA exam.  Crystal provides tax services to individuals, partnerships, and corporations.  She also has experience providing payroll services to our clients.


Kari Pelzer

Staff Accountant

Kari Pelzer graduated from Minnesota School of Business in March 2013 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting.  She joined Miller, Welle, Heiser & Co., Ltd. in October 2015 as a Staff Accountant.  Kari provides tax services to individuals, partnerships, and corporations.  She is currently studying for the CPA exam.



Jacob Bidwell

Staff Accountant

Jacob Bidwell joined Miller, Welle, Heiser & Co., Ltd. in November 2015 as a staff accountant.  He graduated from Winona State University in May 2015 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting.  Jacob provides tax services to individuals, partnerships, and corporations.  He is currently studying for the CPA exam.


Crystal Patterson

Staff Accountant

Crystal Patterson graduated from St. Cloud State University in December 2014 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting.  She interned with Miller, Welle, Heiser & Co., Ltd. during the 2013 tax filing season and has since joined our firm as a staff accountant.  She is currently studying for the CPA exam.  Crystal provides tax services to individuals, partnerships, and corporations.  She also has experience providing payroll services to our clients.


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