Your Trusted Team
Michelle Tronerud founded Cycle Accounting because she is passionate about helping small businesses improve accounting processes and increase profitability. As a non-traditional Accountant, she helps business owners gain an understanding of their numbers and what that means for their businesses.
Michelle brings a unique perspective to her clients due to experience working with both small and large companies as well as her background in public accounting and management. As a strategic thinker, she enjoys improving processes and utilizing technology to create efficiencies.
Michelle graduated from the University of North Dakota with a Bachelor of Accountancy and went on to earn her CPA and MBA. She is a Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor and has completed courses for QuickBooks Desktop and QuickBooks Online.
When she isn’t helping companies get the most out of their accounting processes, she is spending time with her husband and two sons.
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Kristina Dornak found her dream job at Cycle Accounting because she enjoys and excels in the challenges of working with multiple clients across various industries. As a Controller, she focuses on helping clients with streamlining month-end close, process improvement, performing complex journal entries and reconciliations, preparing forecasts, financial statements, and cash flow projections.
Kristina has management experience in both small and mid-sized organizations, but she finds the ability to develop an intimate relationship unique to small businesses most rewarding. Kristina’s career has exposed her to manufacturing, construction, hospitality, retail, and food service industries.
Kristina graduated with her Master of Accountancy from the University of North Dakota and earned her Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting from the University of Houston – Downtown. She is also in the final stages of earning her CPA license.
When she’s not studying or working with clients, Kristina enjoys experimenting with new recipes, camping, biking, and kayaking with her husband and four children.
Ellie Thang enjoys the continued learning and challenges of helping small businesses with their bookkeeping and accounting needs. As an Accountant, she uses her excellent organization and passion for process improvement to complete client work timely and accurately. She brings previous experience with accounts receivable, accounts payable, general ledger, and reconciliations.
Ellie graduated from the University of St. Thomas with a Bachelor of Finance degree. She is a Certified ProAdvisor with QuickBooks Online. When she is not helping clients, she loves traveling or spending time outdoors with her fiancée, her family, and her dogs.
Jane Hester jumped at the opportunity to join Cycle Accounting where she could help the startup by using her diverse skillset and problem-solving capabilities. She is also excited to work with small businesses and expand her accounting experience. As the Office Manager, she helps Cycle Accounting run the office, and support the company growth by managing technology, office operations, and human resources. In addition, she also helps clients with bookkeeping, bill pay, month end and payroll.
Jane brings experience with keeping an office running smoothly, including administrative support, technology, human resources, payroll, accounts payable and accounts receivable.
She graduated from St. Cloud State University with a Bachelor of Communications and has a Paralegal Certificate from Carthage College. She is a Certified ProAdvisor with QuickBooks Online.
When not running the office or assisting clients, Jane enjoys spending time cooking, traveling or with her husband, son, family, and friends.