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Tim A. Ribbens

Partner Emeritus, CPA
612 876 4790

Tim Ribbens, partner emeritus in the manufacturing and distribution group, has been in public accounting since 1978 and has been with the firm since 2001. Tim is the local partner-in-charge of the employee benefit plan audit practice. He also serves as the partner-in-charge of audit and review engagements with private, closely held companies in the distribution and manufacturing industry. Tim served on the firm’s Nominating Committee (for the Board of Partners) from 2008 to 2012 (chair of the committee from 2010 to 2012).


  • Leads audit and review engagements of companies in manufacturing, wholesale distribution, printing, and plastic injection molding
  • Oversees employee benefit plan audit practice for the Minneapolis office; audit partner on over 40 plans
  • Advises clients regarding the establishment of sound accounting processes in order to generate accurate and timely interim financial statements
  • Assists clients in merger and acquisition transaction support in various industries
  • Consults in connection with business strategies
  • Consults with lending institutions in connection with collateral surveys (pre-funding and troubled loans)


  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Minnesota Society of Certified Public Accountants
  • Volunteers Enlisted to Assist People (VEAP) – Board member (2012 – present)
  • Calvary Christian Reformed Church – Former church council member
  • Calvin Christian School – Former board member


Dordt College (Sioux Center, Iowa)
Bachelor of Arts in accounting