Aubre Parsons (she/her) brings five years of various accounting experience ranging from local low-income housing nonprofit accounting to global corporation internal audit and public accounting with a focus in tax. Aubre started a new career chapter in the spring of 2022 as an accountant at an architecture firm in St. Paul.
FMR Involvement: Board member since March 2022; serves on the Finance Committee
Why I serve on the FMR Board: I care deeply for the environment. I feel lucky to be able to contribute to an organization that spreads awareness and involves the community in taking care of our river. Being able to lend my financial background to help keep this organization strong is a way for me to translate my care for the environment into action. FMR is an organization that I truly believe in. The work FMR does is priceless, and I’m proud to be a part of something so intrinsically good.
Education: BS, Accounting; CPA license
Professional interests: Making sure everything balances and foots, counting beans and exploring all of the wonderful things Microsoft Excel can do
Interests: I enjoy spending time outdoors while hiking with my dog and partner, canoeing, biking, camping and appreciating nature. I also enjoy knitting, cooking and gardening. Most of all I love supporting my local community and finding ways to live a sustainable existence.
Musical interests: Ever-changing, but currently I listen to a lot of Grimes, John Prine, Radiohead, Toro Y Moi and a little bit of Lizzo — I love live music, and my favorite venues in Minnesota are the Turf Club, Mortimer’s and the Amsterdam.
Environmental hero: Michael Pollan
Memorable trips/vacations: Camping with my family, canoeing the Namekagon, portaging/camping in the BWCA, backpacking the Superior Hiking Trail
Favorite Mississippi River location: Tie between Crosby Farm Regional Park and the Minnehaha Off-Leash Dog Park