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CPA, CSP, TEC Chair, Executive Coach, Speaker, Author, Consultant, Musician, Rugby Coach (and still is an occasional Rugby player!)

James (Jimmy) T. Lindell, CPA, CSP, CGMA, MBA


Jim Lindell is President of Thorsten Consulting, which is a Wisconsin-based strategic and financial consulting provider.  The firm offers professional speaking, training, and executive coaching. He has extensive senior management experience, including Chief Financial Officer, VP-Finance, Corporate Controller, and Corporate Assistant Controller. Industries served include manufacturing, healthcare, not-for-profit, distribution, and food processing. Jim has participated in more than 50 M&A projects. 


Jim is a CPA with public accounting experience at several local and regional accounting firms and has received the Certified Speaking Professional designation, the highest earned designation from the National Speakers Association. Jim is a Vistage Chairman (Executive Coach and Facilitator) and responsible for two groups in the Milwaukee area.  He is a member of the American Institute of CPAs, the Wisconsin Institute of CPAs and the National Speakers Association.


Jim is the author of Controller as Business Manager (Published by the AICPA and Wiley) and author of many other courses on financial leadership.


Jim is a twelve-time recipient of the AICPA's Outstanding Discussion Leader Award.


Also, Jim is a member of the Irish rock/folk music group “Deep Pool” and is unwilling to admit that he may have played his last rugby match.




Jim Lindell

Jim works with a variety of industries in both for profit and not for profit sectors.  He has a passion to help companies and individuals reach new levels of success.

Contact Jim to make a positive difference in your life, in your company and in overcoming these everyday obstacles!


Jim is scheduled to speak at events across the entire country.  If you have a need for a humorous business professional, drop Jim a note.  Be sure to see his one sheet and speaking topics in this website.