Christopher Thorsen is one of the founding shareholders of Thorsen, Breidinger & Novak, PA. He has been assisting individuals and businesses with their accounting and tax service needs since he started working in public accounting in 1978 while attending college.

Chris is a lifelong resident of North St. Paul. He graduated from North High School in 1975 and graduated from the College of St. Thomas with a Bachelor of Arts degree majoring in accounting in 1979. He has been a licensed Certified Public Accountant since he passed the exam in 1981. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Minnesota Society of Certified Public Accountants. In addition to his career as a CPA, he has served as the president of the North St. Paul Business and Professional Association for the past fifteen years.

Outside of work Chris enjoys participating in the shooting sports, primarily sporting clays during the spring and summer months. During the fall he spends as much time as he can hunting grouse, ducks, geese and pheasants with his beloved Springer Spaniels.

Chris and his wife Nancy have enjoyed raising two sons and a daughter in North St. Paul where they continue to be active in the town where he grew up.