Jerry Hulstein

Jerry A. Hulstein, CPA

Managing Principal

Jerry is a partner at Olson, Clough & LeBlanc, Ltd., and has over 30 years of experience helping family owned businesses succeed.  He enjoys getting to know his clients, their ambitions, values and goals.  This knowledge helps him advise and consult with clients daily in their tax, accounting, financial and estate decisions.  In addition, he has consulted with many clients in their growth through expansion, buying and selling businesses.

Jerry grew up helping out on the family owned farm in southwest Minnesota.  This taught him the importance of a strong work ethic and teamwork.  He graduated from Dordt College with a Bachelor of Arts degree in accounting in 1985.  After graduation he began his career in public accounting and became a CPA in 1987.  He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Minnesota Society of Certified Public Accountants and AICPA Tax Section.

Jerry lives in Eden Prairie with his wife, Lori. He has two daughters, Emily and Ali.  He is active in the leadership at the church he and his family attend.  He enjoys time at the cabin, riding his motorcycle, golfing, skiing and hunting.

Gregory LeBlanc

Gregory P. LeBlanc, CPA


Greg was born and raised in the Minneapolis area. He attended DeLaSalle High School, and then went on to the University of St. Thomas, where in 1975 he received his BA degree in Accounting.

After a year as an accountant in private industry, he joined Olson & Clough Ltd. as a Staff Accountant. Greg was admitted as a partner of the firm in 1984 and acted as managing partner from 1994 through 2006.

In 1998, Greg received a degree from the Graduate School of Banking at Boulder, and currently heads the firm’s Banking Division.

Greg has served as President of the National Association of Accountants Northstar Chapter, the Brooklyn Park Youth Hockey Association, and the Northstar Youth Baseball League. He is a member of the American Institute of CPA’s and the Minnesota Society of CPA’s. He has been married to his wife Susan for 44 years, has three sons and five grandchildren.

Darren J. McAdams, CPA


Darren J. McAdams is a certified public accountant at Olson, Clough & LeBlanc, Ltd. Darren represents and serves as an advisor to business owners on tax and accounting matters, including new business planning, accounting system selection and implementation, tax preparation, tax reduction strategies, and general financial guidance and oversight. Darren believes in building long-term business relationships with his clients, which enables him to give personalized and practical advice on growing their business and improving their bottom line.

Darren is licensed to practice in the State of Minnesota and to represent clients before the Internal Revenue Service. He is a member of both the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Minnesota Society of Certified Public Accountants.

Michael Amberson, CPA

Michael P. Amberson, CPA


Michael was born and raised in the Minneapolis area, attending Richfield High School. He graduated from Iowa State University in 2003 with a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting.

Michael joined Olson, Clough & LeBlanc, Ltd. in 2005.  Since then, he has been involved  in the firms banking practice, performing agreed upon procedures examinations, bank secrecy act and internal control testing.  Michael currently manages all of the firm's internal control and BSA testing engagements.

Michael is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Minnesota Society of Certified Public Accountants.  Michael enjoys reading, playing hockey, and competing in triathlons.

Jeffrey Anderson, CPA

Jeffrey R. Anderson, CPA


Jeff began his career in accounting in 1982, partnering with his father Robert Anderson, LPA, in providing compliance services and financial advice to community banks.  In 1985 the family business was sold to Olson, Clough & LeBlanc, Ltd., where the level of service he provides clients has expanded to include assisting closely-held businesses, individuals, estates and trusts in the areas of tax compliance, consulting, planning and audit.  With a commitment to client satisfaction and personal attention, his guidance and dedication enables our clients to achieve their desired success.

Jeff is the fourth generation in his family to be of service to small businesses and the financial services industry.  He is a 1982 graduate of the University of Minnesota with a Bachelor of Arts degree in mathematics.  He is a member of both the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Minnesota Society of Certified Public Accountants.

Jeff’s interests outside of the firm include golfing, fishing, boating and biking.

Carla Houle

Carla M. Houle

Senior Accountant

Carla Houle has been with Olson, Clough & LeBlanc, Ltd., for over 25 years.  In this time she has built many invaluable long term relationships with our small business clients.

She has a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting from Metropolitan State University.

Carla specializes in helping small businesses get started in Quickbooks, Peachtree or other accounting software.  Carla believes that one of the most important aspects of starting a business is getting the accounting system off on the right track.

Kris Roth

Kris L. Roth

Senior Accountant

Kris came to Olson, Clough and LeBlanc in 2010 and has over 20 years of accounting experience in both the public and private sectors. 

Kris specializes in multi-state tax issues, research and tax planning but also provides a wide-range of services including corporate, partnerships, individual, trust and estate, and non-profit accounting and taxation.

Jenny Biorn

Brandon M. Waldvogel


Brandon was born and raised in the St. Cloud area, attending Sartell High School. He graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting and Finance from St. Cloud State University in 2015.

Brandon joined Olson, Clough and LeBlanc in January 2016. He enjoys the daily challenges involved with the profession especially in the areas of payroll and bookkeeping.

Outside the firm, he enjoys being outdoors and being actively involved in sports. Currently Brandon is playing Class C Amateur Baseball for the St. Stephen Steves. Brandon also likes to hang out with friends and family and loves to travel.

Kristen Elmore

Kristen A. Elmore

Office Manager

Kristen is the Office Manager and joined Olson Clough &LeBlanc in 2010. Her responsibilities encompass many aspects of our business which ensures smooth and accurate operations of our office.

Kristen has extensive administrative experience after spending over 16 years in the computer leasing industry.

Kristen is a wife, mother of 3 children, volunteer and active member of her community.

Chelsey L. Christ

Chelsey L. Christ

Administrative Assistant

Chelsey was born and raised near Eau Claire, WI. She attended Minnesota State College - Southeast Technical in Winona, MN, earning her Administrative Assistant AAS degree in 2015. She moved to the Twin Cities area in 2015.

Chelsey enjoys providing a variety of administrative support functions to all areas of the firm..

Outside of the office, she works part-time as a church organist/pianist, regularly attends barre and yoga studio classes, and enjoys time with friends and family.

Richard Clough

Richard G. Clough, CPA

Principal Emeritus

Dick has been with Olson, Clough and LeBlanc for over 50 years.  He has extensive experience in tax, auditing, valuations, succession planning, litigation support and expert witness testimony.  He is a life member of the Minnesota Society of Certified Public Accountants and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

Dick graduated from Minneapolis Roosevelt, studied accounting through International Accountants Society and earned an AAS degree in accounting technology with high honors from Normandale Community College. He received his Minnesota CPA certificate in 1966 and subsequently held CPA certificates in Wisconsin and Georgia.

Dick was born in Minneapolis, and now lives in Bloomington with his wife Shirley of over 50 years. They have two children and five grandchildren. He enjoys golfing, fishing, and hunting.

Joseph C Spetlz, CPA

Joseph C. Speltz, CPA

Principal Emeritus 

Joe is a Certified Public Accountant and has practiced public accounting with Olson, Clough & LeBlanc, Ltd., for over thirty years.  He enjoys using his years of experience and entrepreneur spirit giving advice and guidance to small and medium closely held business.  Joe is a member of the American Institute of CPA’s and the Minnesota Society of CPA’s.

Joe graduated from the St. John’s University in 1982.  He is a faithful St. John’s alumni.  Joe has also attended courses at the University of Minnesota Master of Business taxation program. 

While not at work, Joe enjoys time with his wife and two children, relaxing at the cabin and cheering on St. John’s and Notre Dame football.