As noted in the winter 2012-13 issue of the Board Report from the Minnesota Board of Accountancy, B.J. Dinter ’11 UST M.B.A., of Eagan, Minnesota, was presented with the Elijah Watt Sells Award by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA).

This award is presented to the three CPA candidates who obtain the highest combined grades when taking all four sections of the Uniform Certified Public Accountant Examination at one sitting.

The award was created in 1923 to honor Elijah Watt Sells, a founding partner of Haskins & Sells, which was a predecessor to the international firm Deloitte & Touche.

B.J. Dinter received his M.B.A. from the University of St. Thomas in 2011, and was licensed as a CPA in Minnesota on October 15, 2012. The Opus College of Business would like to offer hearty congratulations to him for achieving this award!