Barbara Steinhauser, MN CFO

Barbara Steinhauser

Shakopee, MN
30 Years of Experience

About Barbara Steinhauser

Her experience across multiple industries ensures that she has a comprehensive understanding of the many challenges that growing businesses face in their day to day operations. Barb’s business sector experience includes:
  • Public Accounting
  • Technology
  • Construction
  • Distribution
  • Manufacturing
  • Legal
  • Financial Services
  • Hospitality
  • Healthcare
  • Restaurant/Bar
  • Food Service
  • Automotive
  • Publishing

As a business advisor with experience in business valuations, she has optimized profitability of businesses by developing key business metrics, internal control programs, managing banking relationships, analyzing business risk, and implementing process improvement programs. She has developed financial reporting packages for companies that have never had financials. She has leveraged these types of programs to improve cash flow and business profitability. She has successfully led the implementation on an ERP system, company physical inventories, inventory valuations, and cost accounting initiatives. Her diverse back office experience includes finance, accounting, legal, human resources, employee benefits, IT, and logistics. She is an compassionate listener, team builder and coach. She has an extensive network of bankers, lawyers, accounting firms, and insurance companies.

Barb’s key strengths that make her an asset to any company team are:

  • Strategic planning and project implementation
  • Process improvement leading to enhance profitability
  • Improved cash flow by identifying and improving cash impediments
  • Financial analysis for informed business decisions

She received her Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration with a major in accounting and minor in computer science from the Allentown College St. Francis De Sales while working full time. She has served on local non-profit boards. Barb is quite energetic, both in and out of the office. She is a dog lover and enjoys spending time with family and friends as well as golfing, hiking, white-water rafting and white sandy beaches.

Other Info

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Allentown College St. Francis De Sales

Certificates & Licenses:



American Institute of Certified Public Accountants – Member
Minnesota Society of Certified Public Accountants – Past Chair of the Board of Directors