Brian L. Bastian, CPA

From the very first accounting class he attended, partner Brian Bastian was inspired to enter the field. He has since contributed over 27 years to the profession and in that time has treated every client’s business as if it were his own. With four years of experience as a Chief Financial Officer/General Manager, Brian’s advice and support are valuable commodities for any business.

Brian feels that getting to know his clients personally makes the work experience enjoyable for everyone and that Schlenner Wenner & Co. facilitates that personal interaction through its open and friendly atmosphere.

Professional History

  • Over 27 years of experience in public accounting

  • 3 years as a Chief Financial Officer/General Manager

  • Became a Partner in 2007


  • Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting, St. Cloud State University

Professional Affiliations

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants

  • Minnesota Society of Certified Public Accountants

  • Central Minnesota Builders Association

Contact Information

Specific Industries

  • Manufacturing, Warehouse & Distribution

  • Construction

  • Real Estate

  • Retail/Wholesale


Community Involvement

  • Past Board Member, Central Minnesota Manufacturer's Association

  • Member, Granite Rotary

  • Lector, St. Michael's Church