Jay B. Elstad, CPA

Tax Services


Jay has always had an entrepreneurial drive and enjoys being involved in the development and success of his clients’ businesses. He is known for his client service and has an innate ability to take a complex matter and break it down in a way that clients can easily understand to better assist them in making the right business decisions. At Lurie, Jay specializes in working with closely held businesses in a variety of industries.

In is free time, Jay is a real adventure seeker.  He enjoys sport and adventure travel and has summited the tallest peaks in both North and South America. He also enjoys spending time with his daughter, Ava and fishing and relaxing at his family’s cabin in the Crosslake area.


  • Bachelor of Science in Accounting – University of Minnesota, Carlson School of Management

Professional and Community Involvement

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