Lance Radziej

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Lance is an accomplished accounting and finance executive who will bring his practical experience into the classroom setting. This experience includes working in multinational public corporations (as a controller), non-profits (as a board treasurer), public accounting (in a “big four” firm and as a managing partner of a boutique firm), and government service (as a state agency public official

Started at Bethel



  • University of Minnesota - Master of Business Administration, 2012
  • University of Minnesota - Master of Accountancy, 2011
  • University of Minnesota - Master of Business Taxation, 2010


Lance Radziej, CPA, is a graduate of St. John’s University where he received his Bachelor’s degree in Accounting and Master’s degree in Theology. He is also a graduate of the University of Minnesota, where he received his Master’s degrees in Accountancy, Business Taxation and Business Administration. He is currently a doctoral student at Metropolitan State University, studying business administration. Mr. Radziej is the cofounder and managing partner of Radziej & Radziej CPAs LLP. He is also the finance, HR and IT manager at Electric Machinery Company Inc, a subsidiary of the WEG S.A. He is a member of the Minnesota Society of CPA’s Business and Industry Advisory Council, is a member of the American Accounting Association, and is serving a four-year appointment by Governor Dayton on the Minnesota Board of Accountancy. He has volunteered with various nonprofits, including WomenVenture which helps women create and grow sustainable and profitable businesses. He is also the board treasurer at the Textile Center of Minnesota.

Courses Taught

At Bethel University

Corporate Auditing (Summer 2017)

At other Minnesota-based Universities

Accounting I (Summer 2013, Winter 2016)

Business Law (Fall 2014)

Business Management Capstone Project (Fall 2014)

Business Spreadsheet Applications, (Summer 2014)

Current Issues in Business Management (Summer 2014, Winter 2016)

Employment Law (Spring 2016)

Financial Accounting (Spring 2013)

Financial Management (Summer 2014)

Financial Statement Analysis (Spring 2017)

Individual Taxation (Fall 2016)

Intermediate Accounting II (Spring 2017)

Internship (Winter 2016)

Introduction to Management (Spring 2015)

Managerial Accounting (Summer 2014)

Principles of Accounting I (Spring 2014, Spring 2015)

Principles of Accounting II (Summer 2013, Spring 2016)

Principles of Business (Winter 2015)

Spreadsheet Modeling and Simulations (Fall 2015)


Outstanding Reviewer, Midwest Academy of Management Conference, October 2016

Vision of Extraordinary Education Classroom Award, Sanford-Brown College, August 2014


“Foster a ‘balanced’ approach to performance measurement.” Footnote Magazine, A Minnesota Society of CPAs Publication (May 2016); republished in The Oregon Certified Public Accountant Magazine (Summer, 2016)

“Combat Chaos in the Workplace: How 5S Methodologies Can Transform Accounting Departments and Companies.” Footnote Magazine, A Minnesota Society of CPAs Publication (May 2014); republished in the Maine Society of CPAs MECPA Newsletter (June 2014)


“Antecedents to CFO Performance”, Presented at Midwest Academy of Management Conference, October 2016

“Behind Closed Doors”, Panelist at Accounting & Auditing Student Conference, September 2016

“The Closing Process Activity: Using Cups as Visual Aid”, Presented at American Accounting Association Annual Meeting, August 2015

“Accounting Basics”, Presented at Minneapolis Schools Adult Community Education, February 2015

“Treasury and Cash Management Best Practices,” Presented at MNCPA, September/November 2014.

Certificates and Licenses

Certified Public Accountant, issued by the Minnesota Board of Accountancy. License 25379.

Chartered Global Management Accountant, issued by American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants. License 110050978.

Lean Six Sigma Green Belt, issued by Anoka-Ramsey Community College.

Accredited in Business Valuations, issued by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants

Professional Organizations, Committees, and Boards

Member, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Forensic & Valuation Services Section

Member, Minnesota Society of Certified Public Accountants, Business & Industry Council

Member, American Accounting Association, Management Accounting Section

Member (Past), Institute of Internal Auditors

Member, Minnesota Board of Accountancy (Governor Appointee)

Treasurer and Board Member, Finance Committee Chair, Textile Center of Minnesota