Ryan Kelly, CPA & MBT

Tax & Accounting

Ryan rejoined MKS in the summer of 2019 as a member of the management team after a 12 year hiatus. He returned to MKS for the intimate family office atmosphere and unique personalized approach to client service. He brings 20 years of experience performing tax consulting and compliance services for individuals and closely-held businesses.

Ryan started out his career working for a small CPA firm in Portland, Oregon where he explored the Pacific Northwest for a number of years. He then moved to Minneapolis with this twin brother in 2005 and spent a couple years working downtown before first joining MKS in 2008. His background includes an emphasis in the area of real estate and partnership taxation. He also works with a number of professional practices and has experience working on M&A transactions, business succession planning, and entity selection and formation.

Ryan spends most of his free time helping his wife Erin entertain their five-year old son and one-year old daughter.

Degree: Bachelor of Science, Accounting; Master of Business Taxation
College: North Dakota State University/ Carlson School of Management
Hometown: Fargo, ND