Michael Pestka

Mike Pestka: Senior Manager


As Senior Manager, Michael’s primary responsibility is tax compliance. He reviews business, nonprofit and individual income tax returns for completeness and correctness. He also researches complex tax issues and mentors younger staff so they have a greater understanding of tax code and how to apply their knowledge. A Certified Public Accountant with 23 years of experience, Michael holds a BS in accounting from Minnesota State-Mankato.


What’s your favorite number?

What would you be doing if you weren’t an accountant?
Law enforcement, conservation officer

What’s your current goal outside of Copeland Buhl?
Travel the world on various adventures

Areas of Focus (Services)

  • Business Tax
  • Individual Tax

Areas of Focus (Industries)

  • Construction Contractors
  • Not-For-Profit
  • Professional Services
  • Real Estate and Residential