Beth Kieffer Leonard, CPA, CGMA
Beth is the managing partner of Lurie, LLP. In her role, she has led the firm’s sponsorship and support of business opportunities for a wide-range of clients. Lurie, LLP has a strong entrepreneurial culture and Beth continues the tradition through her leadership.
With her energetic approach to strategic partnerships, valuable insights, business development skills, and her vast network of advisors, Beth consults with her clients to help them achieve their goals. Her areas of expertise are as varied as the businesses in our community.
Active in several civic organizations, Beth’s leadership role has won recognition from numerous national and regional associations, including “Women in Business Champion” from the Small Business Administration—Minnesota, and the Advocacy Award from the Women’s Business Development Center in Chicago. Most recently, Beth was honored as a “(Real) Power 50” by Minnesota Business. She was also honored among the “2012 Top Women in Finance” by Finance & Commerce. Beth received her Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting at the University of Minnesota—Carlson School of Management. She is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Minnesota Society of Certified Public Accountants. Beth serves on the board of the Carlson School of Management’s Board of Overseers.