Steve Ostlund is an Accounting Instructor at Central Lakes College in Brainerd, MN. Steve teaches all courses in the accounting curriculum from Principles of Accounting through Intermediate Accounting, Cost Accounting, Payroll Accounting, and Governmental Accounting. He received both his undergraduate degree in Accounting and his Master's degree in Business Administration from the University of North Dakota. Steve received his Certified Public Accountant Certificate from the North Dakota State Board of Public Accountancy in 1988. Steve started his accounting career as an accountant for a non-profit organization. After receiving his MBA he has worked in business and industry as an accountant and in accounting academia as an accounting instructor. He has over 20 years of teaching experience. He has previously has taught accounting at St Cloud Technical and Community College and for Ridgewater College in Hutchinson, MN. During his free time in the summer Steve enjoys golfing and bicycling with his wife Deb. In the winter months he enjoys ice skating and hockey. He and Deb have three daughters and six grandchildren.