At Morem & Waller, CPAs, we don’t just crunch the numbers — we prepare you for long-term growth from the ground up. From tax planning and cleanup services to presenting monthly reports that show you crystal clear data to help you make informed decisions, we provide best-in-class support, guidance, and CPA-level accounting services that are tech-forward and data-driven for cannabis and CBD/hemp companies.
When you work with Morem & Waller, you can us to know your company and tailor our services to your specific vertical and entity structure. We believe in empowering our clients to grow with the surge of the market and stay competitive while prioritizing social equity and fairness of opportunity in this expansive and growing space. With extensive experience in serving the highly regulated cannabis and CBD industries, we’ll set up a CEO dashboard that will lay out long-term growth plans, including tailored financial statements, inventory tracking, and the impact your marketing has on revenue. With all that information at your fingertips (and us working alongside you as an extension of your team), you can focus on expanding your company and developing and incredible product, profitably.
Betsy Morem, CPA, co-founder and managing partner of Morem & Waller, CPAs, PLLC, enjoys helping small businesses and start-ups create, maintain, and improve their accounting systems. She partners with CEOs, founders, and interested parties in the cannabis industry to help them stay compliant, achieve world-class financial records and financial reporting, and provide tax planning, preparation, and filing. Betsy lives in Austin, MN with her husband, Zach, and two children, Joanna and Ellis.
Mark R. Waller, CPA, co-founder and managing partner of Morem & Waller, CPAs, PLLC, has 15+ years of experience working as a public accountant as well as a controller in the private sector. He partners with CEOs, founders, and interested parties in the cannabis industry to help them stay compliant, achieve world-class financial records and financial reporting, and provide tax planning, preparation, and filing. A graduate of the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, Mark lives in Minneapolis with his wife, Brigitte, and two children, Malcolm and Coco.
Katie Hayden, operations manager for Morem & Waller, CPAs, PLLC, has 7 years of project management and administrative experience with growing teams. She enjoys working with groups as they are scaling up to implement systems and processes that allow for seamless organizational growth. Katie has a bachelor’s degree from the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities and a master’s degree from the University of Wisconsin. She lives in Madison, WI, where she enjoys spending time in nature with her husband and two children.
Alvonn Forsyth is a dedicated accounting professional with over a decade of experience in the field. He is the founder of Higher Level Accounting, which specializes in providing accounting and bookkeeping services to businesses in emerging industries such as cannabis. Alvonn's accounting journey began in 2006 as an accounts clerk in the largest distillery in his home country Grenada. He later obtained his bachelor's and MBA in Accounting at Midwestern State University. He subsequently worked as an accountant in the private sector for several years. He partners with CEOs and professionals in the cannabis industry, and he enjoys helping businesses to be compliant and successful. He has a passion for building systems and integrating technology with accounting. He stays up to date with the complicated accounting concepts and tax rules necessary to remain in state and federal regulatory compliance.
Paula Collins, Attorney and Enrolled Agent, is super excited to bring the knowledge and experience she has gathered in multiple states since entering the cannabis industry in 2015. Collins is the exclusive tax partner of Morem & Waller, and looks forward to providing legal and tax expertise to the emerging Minnesota cannabis community.
Brooke combines her knowledge of GAAP accounting and prior experience as an auditor to help businesses maintain complete and accurate financials. She partners with entrepreneurs, business owners, and interested parties in the cannabis industry to help them stay compliant and achieve world-class financial records and financial reporting. Brooke lives in Owatonna, MN, with her fiance and enjoys spending time on their family farm.
Laura is an award-winning marketing executive rooted in technology and customer experience design. She has 20+ years of leading a digital advertising agency to corporate marketing teams. She is a Board Member and Marketing Chair for the Cannabis Travel Association International (CTAI), a mentor for women-owned businesses and has served at the national level of the American Advertising Federation on the Council of Governors and still serves as an AAF creative competition judge.