Jeremy Welsand

Chief Financial Officer

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Jeremy joined Border States in December 2011 as the CFO. He is a member of the Officers Council, Executive Committee and the Board of Directors, and leads the finance, accounting, customer financial services and risk management functions of the company.

Before working at Border States, Jeremy was an Audit Partner with Grant Thornton, LLP, a national public accounting firm and international accounting organization. He has experience working with public and private companies in the technology, manufacturing, distribution and construction industries.

Jeremy worked in London, England, from 2005–2007, gaining experience with international financial reporting standards and has significant experience with mergers and acquisitions.

He is a member of both the Minnesota Society of Certified Public Accountants and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. He is active with the National Association of Electrical Distributors (NAED), the Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) Association and serves on the Leadership and Development Council of the Employee-owned S-Corporations of America (ESCA).

Jeremy is a current board member and serves on the Finance Committee for the Plains Art Museum, a not-for-profit organization, and he has previously served on several not-for-profit organizations’ boards.

Jeremy graduated from the University of Wisconsin – Superior in 1994 with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting.