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Annette Benson



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Professional Affiliations

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • Minnesota Society of Certified Public Accountants (MNCPA)
  • Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE)


  • Certified Public Accountant
  • Certified Fraud Examiner

About Annette

Annette Benson joined CDS in 1983 as a Computer Operator. She graduated from Ridgewater College in Willmar, MN from the Accounting program. Annette progressed rapidly through the firm, serving as Bookkeeper, Internal Bookkeeper, Staff Accountant, Manager, Senior Manager, and in 1997 she was admitted as a Partner. She specializes in tax planning and preparation, business consulting, forensic accounting, non-profit and for profit auditing, reviews and compilations, and the auto dealership and construction industries.

Community Involvement

  • Willmar Lakes Rotary
  • Willmar Area Community Foundation
  • United Way of West Central Minnesota
  • Impact Ukraine
  • Local Church

When Annette isn't helping clients, she's spending time with her husband, Art, and their family. She enjoys traveling, reading, and gardening.

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