Kelly Farmer, CPA, Tax Director, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
Kelly D. Farmer is the University Tax Director at the University of Minnesota and has served in that position since 2001. From 1995 to 2001, Kelly was at Arizona State University achieving the title of Senior Tax Manager. He started his career with the former 'big eight' firm of Arthur Young & Co and later became a partner in a local CPA firm in Phoenix, Arizona. Kelly has a BS from Brigham Young University School of Accountancy. He is a Certified Public Accountant and is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.
Kelly specializes in higher education and exempt organization tax issues and is an instructor at numerous national seminars each year. He has also represented the higher education sector in hearings with the Internal Revenue Service regarding tax regulatory matters. Kelly is involved as a planning committee member for several national educational programs covering exempt organization tax issues and has previously served as a Member and Chair of the Tax Council of NACUBO (National Association of College and University Business Officers).