About Us

Our Staff

Cory Lindgren-Accountant/Enrolled Agent/President

Professional Background and Experience: Cory is the owner of Lindgren & Associates and graduated from Metropolitan State University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting.  He is available year-round during our regular office hours and by appointment.  Cory can assist you with individual, farm, small business, partnership, and corporate income tax preparation, income tax planning, accounting, charitable gambling, and payroll services.  He has been providing these services to our clients since 2004.  Prior to becoming an accountant, Cory worked in the banking industry for ten years.  Cory also serves on the Board of Directors for some local non-profit organizations.

Personal Information: Cory currently resides in the Chisago Lakes Area, with his spouse, Shawna Lindgren, and their two children, Bristol and Chase.  Cory’s interests and hobbies include spending time with his family and friends, snowmobiling, auto racing, camping, fishing, golf and watching sports such as baseball, football, hockey, and NASCAR.

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Chad Lindgren-Tax Professional

Professional Background & Experience: Chad can assist you with individual, farm, and small business income tax preparation and planning.  He has been providing these services to our clients since 2000.  Chad is available during tax season (February – April) by appointment in the evenings and on Saturday’s.  Chad has also worked in the banking industry since 1996 and is also currently employed full-time at a local community bank and serves as a Senior Vice President at his branch.  His experience with income taxes, accounting, and banking provides a unique and effective perspective for our clients that can help them maximize their financial goals and objectives.  Chad has also previously served as a city council member along with various committees including Finance, EDA, and Planning Commission.

Personal Information: Chad currently resides in Wyoming with his spouse Janel, their two children Isaiah and McKenna.  Chad enjoys golf, fishing, hunting, camping, listening to music, watching sporting events, but mostly enjoys spending time with his family and friends.  

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Colette Campbell-Tax Professional

Professional Background & Experience: Colette has been providing individual income tax preparation and income tax planning services to our clients since 1996.  She is available during tax season (February – April) by appointment in the evenings and on Saturday’s.  Colette has been working in the insurance field since 1990 and currently works full-time at a local insurance agency.

Personal Information: Colette currently resides in the North Branch Area along with her husband, James Campbell and dog, Maggie.  She has 2 children, her son Allan and daughter Ashley.

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Ellie Peterson-Accounting, Tax & Payroll Assistant

Professional Background & Experience: Ellie has been assisting our office since 2006.  She assists our clients with individual income tax preparation and planning, payroll processing, and bookkeeping. She is currently pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting at National American University.

Personal Information: Ellie currently resides in the Chisago Lakes Area with her family.  Ellie enjoys spending her free time with her kids, family, and friends, as well as duck hunting, fishing, camping, and mixed martial arts, and watching her boys race motocross.

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Shawna Lindgren – Office and Payroll Assistant

Professional Background & Experience:  Shawna works part time, and began working with Lindgren & Associates in 2014.  She assists our clients by processing their payroll and other general office duties.  Prior to working here, she worked in the Human Services field.  She has a lot of experience in various Human Resources areas and can assist our clients to some extent in these areas as well.

Personal Information:  Shawna currently resides in the Chisago Lakes Area, with her spouse Cory Lindgren, and their two children Bristol and Chase.  She enjoys spending time with her family and friends, auto racing, snowmobiling, fishing, and gardening.