University Tax Management Staff
Department Address and Contact Information
University Tax Management
2221 University Ave SE, Suite 100
Minneapolis, MN 55414
P: 612-624-1053, F: 612-626-1886
Kirsten currently serves as the University Tax Director. She joined the University Tax Management Office in 2011 as Senior Tax Manager and then as Assistant Tax Director. She came from the University of St. Thomas where she worked in the Controller’s Office for twelve years as the Tax and Compliance Director. Prior to St. Thomas, Kirsten worked in public accounting for Coopers and Lybrand and then PricewaterhouseCoopers in the tax practice, primarily serving tax-exempt organizations.
Kirsten has a JD from DePaul University College of Law and a BA in mathematics from St. Olaf College. She is also a Certified Public Accountant.
Office Phone: 612-625-6036
Heather joined the University Tax Management Office in 2006 as a Tax Analyst and now serves as Assistant Tax Director. She came from the tax side of public accounting, including experience specializing in the sales/use tax area of the State and Local Tax practices at three firms. Prior to entering public accounting, Heather spent 12 years at the Minnesota Department of Revenue. She worked as an attorney in the Appeals and Legal Services Division as well as in other management positions at the Department. Heather also worked as an attorney at a qualified retirement plan administration company.
Heather is active in the Tax Law Section of the Minnesota State Bar Association and has previously held the positions of Chair, Treasurer, and Editor of the Tax Law Section Newsletter. Heather has a JD from William Mitchell College of Law and graduated from the University of Minnesota with a BS from the College of Education.
Office Phone: 612-626-6174