Professional Affiliations

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • Minnesota Society of Certified Public Accountants (MNCPA)


  • Certified Public Accountant
  • AICPA & CIMA Not-For-Profit Certificate I

About Mitch

Mitch Hjelle joined CDS in 2008 as a Staff Accountant. He graduated from Minnesota State University Moorhead in Moorhead, MN with a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting. In 2015, Mitch was promoted to Senior Accountant and in 2023 was promoted to Manager. He specializes in tax planning and preparation, non-profit auditing and consulting, reviews and compilations, and the agribusiness and construction industries.

Community Involvement

  • Willmar Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce Leadership Perspectives program graduate
  • Vision 2040 Leadership program graduate

When Mitch isn’t helping his clients, he spends his time following his favorite sports teams (Twins, Vikings, Timberwolves, and Gophers), and enjoys spending time with his family and friends.

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