Lagerstrom earns CPA certification

Milwaukee — Staff tax accountant Alex Lagerstrom has become a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) a little more than a year after joining Reilly, Penner & Benton’s Milwaukee office.

Lagerstrom graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee with a bachelor’s degree in 2010 and earned his master’s degree in accounting in December 2013.

In order to receive CPA certification in the state of Wisconsin, Lagerstrom had to complete 150 hours of education, including his undergrad studies, participate in the International Examination Program, demonstrate extensive educational experience in accounting and business, complete at least one year of public accounting experience, and pass the Wisconsin online ethics exam.


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