Mike Zager, CPA, CSEP®
Mike Zager

Mike Zager, CPA, CSEP®

Retired Partner

Mike Zager has been with Conway, Deuth & Schmiesing, PLLP (CDS), (formerly the Michael A. Johnson, Ltd. firm) since 1985. He graduated from St. Cloud State University in St. Cloud, MN with a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting. He received his CPA certification from the Minnesota Board of Accountancy in 1991 and received his Certified Specialist in Estate Planning® (CSEP®) certification in 2011. He was admitted as a Partner in 2012. After Mike's retirement from the CDS partnership in 2019, he continues to remain a trusted advisor to our clients. We are excited to have his expertise and knowledge with our firm in the years to come. He practices in a variety of accounting and tax areas, but specializes in tax planning and preparation, estates and trusts, and business consulting..


Mike is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and the Minnesota Society of Certified Public Accountants (MNCPA). He is an active volunteer for United Way of Central Minnesota, Adopt a Street and with the Lake Association in Brainerd, Minnesota.

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