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​Meet Our Founder Rod Medel, MBA
 
Rod was born and raised in Mexico City and decided to make Minnesota his home since the year 2000. He received his education from the Marists Schools and graduated Summa Cum Laude with a B.S. in Accounting from the prestigious Autonomous Institute of Technology in Mexico (ITAM). He also received an MBA degree with distinction from Keller School of Management at DeVry University. In Mexico City, he worked as a Consultant and Accountant for KPMG, J.P. Morgan Bank and Cargill. Cargill transferred him to join its Global Tax Department at its headquarters in Wayzata, MN until he accepted a Tax Manager position and later became Managing Partner of a Tax and Accounting Practice in South Minneapolis. He also held a CFO and Controller position at a start-up venture before founding Medel & Associates LLC. With offices in Brooklyn Park, MN and South Minneapolis, Rod is very passionate about empowering communities and delivering solutions to help individuals and businesses to thrive in their financial success and to assist them in complying with their tax obligations.