Allen Kaufmann, BDO Minneapolis

Allen Kaufmann

Office Managing Partner


BDO Minneapolis Office



Executive Summary

Al Kaufmann has over 35 years of experience, much of which has been spent working with closely held and family-owned companies. Although audit and assurance is his home base, Al’s experience in firm management and business consulting have resulted in a solid reputation for advising clients on a variety of issues, including mergers and acquisition, tax, strategic planning, transactional structuring and negotiations, and operations.

Al provides his clients with insight on a wide range of management and business decisions they face daily. He can synthesize and interpret the latest technical and industry information and communicate it in a way that staff and clients can easily understand and implement.

Al’s core areas of specialization include:
  • Accounting and auditing services
  • Contract negotiation and transactional consulting
  • Internal controls
  • Market leader advisory services
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Strategic planning
Al holds a Series 66 License from the National Association of Securities Dealers and a Certificate of Educational Achievement in Business Valuation Services.

Professional Affiliations

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
Minnesota Society of Certified Public Accountants


B.S.B., Accounting, University of Minnesota