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Lee Enterprises Forms Strategic Alliance with Top Alternative Fuels Accounting Firm
Lee Enterprises Biodiesel Consulting Group forms alliance with Christianson & Associates, PLLP
“We are pleased to work with Lee Enterprises, LLC and their impressive roster of top professionals in the biodiesel industry,” says John Christianson, principal at Christianson & Associates. “Our CPA firm brings knowledge and experience of the renewable fuels industry that is unparalleled to this group”. The accounting firm has assigned Sherry Jean Larson as its liaison to the biodiesel consulting group. Larson has a Bachelor of Accounting degree from the University of Evansville and a Master’s in Business Administration from St. Cloud State University. She is a CPA, and a member of AICPA, MAPA and the Minnesota Society of CPAs. Her accounting practice primarily focuses on consulting and advisory services including financial forecasting, business development, and preparation of business plans. She has a wide range of experience in the areas of ethanol, biodiesel and renewable fuel alternatives such as algae, biomass, gasification, anaerobic digesters and manufacturing.
“As we world’s largest biodiesel consulting firm, we look only at top groups in their fields for any alliances” says Wayne Lee, principal owner of Lee Enterprises Consulting. “Christianson & Associates has an excellent reputation in alternative fuels accounting work, and has developed some pretty unique software for biodiesel plants and is a perfect fit to round out our alliances.” Lee notes that the addition of Christianson & Associates brings his group’s total to sixteen independent consultants and seven key strategic alliances. “I am really proud of the network we have assembled” Lee says. “I feel pretty comfortable that we can assist with virtually any biodiesel issue that may arise.”
ABOUT LEE ENTERPRISES CONSULTING, INC.: Lee Enterprises is a biodiesel consulting firm specializing in project oversight & management, feasibility studies, grants, business plans, and assistance with planning, market analysis, site evaluation, feedstock selection and procurement, process technology, evaluation, offtake distribution, RINs, financing, capital budgeting, cold soak, filtration, personnel, and contract negotiations (for feedstock, off-take, transportation, construction, site purchase/lease, and plant management). The group also owns National Business Brokerage, Inc., a full service business brokerage firm specializing in the buying and selling of biodiesel plants. Lee Enterprises, 1503 East Kiehl Ave., Sherwood, AR 72120. (501) 833-8511. www.lee-enterprises.com.
ABOUT CHRISTIANSON & ASSOCIATES, PLLP: Christianson & Associates is a full service accounting firm that has become a national leader in the renewable fuels industry providing project development, feasibility, financing and organizational structuring. The firm has assisted dozens of startup and developing companies in the ethanol, biodiesel, and renewable fuels industry. Christianson & Associates also provides accounting, auditing, RIN attestation, SOX 404 compliance reporting, tax planning, and consulting services. The firm developed Intellego integrated general ledger for the biodiesel and ethanol industries and Biofuels Financial Benchmarking services that allow subscribers to compare their financial and production performance to the industry. 302 SW 5th St, Willmar, MN 56201. (320) 235-5937. http://www.christiansoncpa.com
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Lee Enterprises is a biodiesel consulting firm specializing in project management, feasibility studies/business plans, planning, market analysis, site eval, feedstock, technology, offtake, financing & budgeting, and contract negotiations. (501) 833-8511