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Michelle Marie Benton

Michelle Marie Benton, American accountant. Certified Public Accountant, Minnesota. Recipient Outstanding Performance award Dale Carnegie Training, 1993.


  • Benton, Michelle Marie was born on June 21, 1963 in Thief River Falls, Minnesota, United States. Daughter of Martin Edward Junior and Louise Marie (Knutson) Solseng.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Accounting, St. Cloud State University, 1985.


    • Supervisor Charles Bailly & Company, Minneapolis, 1985-1990. Partner Anderson, Poissant, Kays & Company, Thief River Falls, since 1990. Advisory member accounting Northwest Technology College, Thief River Falls, since 1991.

      Board directors Northwest Regional Enterprise Fund, Thief River Falls.

    Major achievements

    • Certified Public Accountant, Minnesota.


    Denomination: Lutheran


    Board directors, treasurer Northland Community Hospice, Thief River Falls, since 1993. Member American Association of University Women (treasurer), American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Minnesota Society Certified Public Accountants, Women's Network, Rotary Club (program committee), Thief River Falls Chamber of Commerce (ambassador since 1991).



    Music, antiques, reading, bicycling, watching sporting events.


    • Married Timothy Scott Benton, June 18, 1983.
    • father: Martin Edward Solseng Junior
    • mother: Louise Marie (Knutson) Solseng
    • spouse: Timothy Scott Benton
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    Born June 21, 1963
    (age 54)
    • 1985
      St. Cloud State University
    • 1985 - 1990
      Supervisor Charles Bailly & Company
      Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
    • 1990
      partner, Anderson
      Thief River Falls, Minnesota, United States