Ben LR SquareBen Etzkorn has held numerous strategy and finance positions for major companies such as U.S. Bancorp, Thomson Reuters, and Koch Industries, Inc.  Through these roles Ben has directly managed int’l accounting, budgeting, forecasting, ad-hoc FP&A, CapEx, M&A, ABC cost accounting, reporting, and pricing.

Ben has also been an Adjunct Instructor for twelve years at various universities including the the University of Wisconsin at River Falls, the University of St. Thomas, and the College of St. Scholastica.  As an adjunct, he has taught both undergraduate and MBA-level courses in managerial finance, corporate finance, international finance, financial institutions, and investments.  Ben holds a MBA in finance and accounting (with distinction) from the Carlson School of Management, a Bachelor’s of Chemical Engineering from the University of Minnesota, and is a certified six sigma/lean green belt.