Tom Velin

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Tom Velin has served in Chief Operating and Chief Financial Officer roles for more than 20 years, most recently as CFO for Coborn’s, Inc. where he was also a member of the board of directors. Prior to that, Velin’s roles spanned the health care, technology, food, manufacturing, retail and public accounting industries.

Tom is currently the lead Board Director and Chair of the Compensation Committee at Theisen’s Supply Inc. and a Board member for the University of Minnesota Fan Advisory Board. He has served on the board of Coborn’s Inc., the Greater St. Cloud Development Corporation and has also served as Corporate Secretary and Assistant Secretary for the boards of SearchAmerica, SPS Commerce, August Technology Corporation and Lloyd’s Barbeque.  Mr. Velin is also a qualified Audit Committee Financial Expert.

In addition to significant board experience, Mr. Velin brings more than 30 years of experience in highly successful company exits, strategic planning, operations, international business, new business development, financial management, M&A, IPOs, ESOPs, and capital raising with early stage, high growth and mature companies.

He is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), a Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA) and holds a B.S. degree in Accounting from the University of Minnesota and started his career with Ernst & Young.

Education and Training:

  • Bachelor of Science, Business, Carlson School of Management, University of Minnesota
  • Certified Public Accountant
  • Chartered Global Management Accountant


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