2017 Executive Board

Abigail Winecke

Director

Abigail Winecke

Abby is a senior studying Accounting and Public/ Non-Profit Management at the Carlson School of Management. She serves as Co-Director for the 2017 tax season. Abby’s hobbies outside of classes include hanging out with dogs and watching Game of Thrones.

Brendan Wise

Director

Brendan Wise

Benjamin Russell

VP of Finance

Benjamin Russell

Ben is a senior studying Economics and Business Law. Currently serving VTAP as the VP of Finance. He sits on the board of the Minnesota Daily and spends his free time reading or being outside.

Kriti Nivsarkar

VP of Human Resources

Kriti Nivsarkar

Kriti is a junior at the Carlson School of Management studying Finance, Accounting and Business Law. She is serving as the VP of HR for the tax year 2017. Outside of classes and VTAP, she enjoys creative writing and dabbling in photography.

Emma Vellenga-Clark

VP of Sponsor Relations

Emma Vellenga-Clark

Emma is a senior at the Carlson School of Management studying Accounting and business law. She is the VP of Sponsor Relations for tax year 2017. Outside of VTAP and classes, Emma enjoys traveling, cooking and hanging out at the lakes.

Matthew Meyers

VP of Rejected Returns

Matthew Meyers

Matt is currently a senior studying Accounting and MIS. He is the Co-VP of Rejected Returns. After undergrad, he will be going to the University of Missouri to get a Master’s in Accountancy with Data and Analytics through KPMG. After this, he will be working at KPMG as an audit associate. Outside of school, Matt loves to travel.

Khuyen Doan

VP of Rejected Returns

Khuyen Doan

Khuyen is a sophomore studying Accounting and Finance. She is the Co-VP of Rejected Returns. After undergraduate, Khuyen plans on pursuing a Masters of Accountancy and sitting for the CPA exam. On her free time, she likes to look at dogs.

Daniel Waddell

VP of Technology

Daniel Waddell

Daniel is a junior studying Management Informations Systems with a minor in Finance. He is the Co-VP of Technology. After graduation, Daniel hopes to pursue a career in Management Consulting or IT Audit. Outside of school and VTAP, Daniel collects records and bakes cookies.

Brady Kafka

VP of Technology

Brady Kafka

Brady is a current junior at the Carlson School of Management studying Accounting and Risk Management Insurance. He serves as the VP of Technology. After undergraduate, Brady plans on pursuing a Masters of Accountancy and sitting for the CPA exam. His dream job is to work as a Forensic Accountant. Outside of school, Brady enjoys filling out Schedule Cs and sacrificing animals in worship to the IRS.

Ethan White

VP of Training

Ethan White

Ethan has a degree in Accounting from the Carlson School of Management. He is currently in the MAcc program, and will be taking the CPA in January 2018. Ethan has been involved in VTAP for three years, and has been the VP of Training for the past several years. You can look forward to seeing Ethan in the office occasionally, between his busy schedule working at PWC and taking classes.

Kun Chen

VP of Marketing

Kun Chen

Zachary Schuh

Nonresident Site Director

Zachary Schuh

Zach is junior at the Carlson School of Management, majoring in Accounting and Finance. He is the director of the Non-Resident Site. He plans on becoming a CPA and going into public accounting. During his free time, Zach likes to explore the Twin Cities and play recreational sports.