Sue Tompson
Partners & Directors

Sue Thompson: Partner


As Partner, Sue plays a role in quality control for the firm’s financial statement and other attest engagements. She is a Certified Public Accountant with over 30 years of experience and a Bachelor of Accounting from St. Cloud State University.

Professional and Community Activities

  • MN Society of CPAs
  • AICPA Not-for-Profit Certificate I
  • Member of the Not-for-Profit Section of the AICPA


What’s your favorite number?

What would you be doing if you weren’t an accountant?
Working for a not for profit entity

What’s your current goal outside of Copeland Buhl?
Spend more time traveling – there are so many places I haven’t seen.

Areas of Focus (Services)

  • Financial Statement Audits
  • Employee Benefit Plan Audits
  • Financial Statement Reviews

Areas of Focus (Industries)

  • Closely Held Businesses
  • Not-For-Profit
Sue Tompson
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  • 4/04/2019

    Peer Review Practice

    CPA firms who participate in the AICPA Peer Review Program are subject to Peer Review by an outside CPA firm every three years.  Participation in this program allows CPA firms to enhance their quality control policies and procedures, and to...
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  • 6/12/2018

    Accounting for Leases

    The Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) issued Accounting Standards Update (ASU) 2016-02 Leases early in 2016.  The primary purpose of the new standard is to present on a balance sheet leases that otherwise would have been treated only as an...
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