Samantha M. Kohout, CPA, CSEP

Samantha realized shortly after starting college, while working at a local bank, that becoming a business major would be a good fit for her.  It was during her first accounting course that she decided accounting would be a good career choice. Samantha has over 11 years of experience and has worked in both public accounting and private accounting.  Samantha strives to provide the best client service in tax and accounting and makes sure that clients are happy with their decision to choose Schlenner Wenner & Co. as their accounting firm.

Professional History

  • Over 11 years of public accounting experience
  • Manager


  • Bachelor of Science in Accounting, St Cloud State University
  • Certified Public Accountant
  • Certified Specialist in Estate Planning

Professional Affiliations

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Minnesota Society of Certified Public Accountants
  • Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor

Contact Information


Specific Industries

  • Professional Practices
  • Rental Properties
  • Services
  • Estate and Trust Planning and Taxation
  • Retail/Wholesale


Community Involvement

  • Past St Cloud Board Member and Volunteer, Junior Achievement
  • 2017 Leadership Program Graduate, St Cloud Chamber of Commerce
  • Central Minnesota Estate Planning Council
  • Zonta Club of St Cloud
  • St Cloud Area Young Professionals