Business Briefs for Jan. 14

Cordes is new CPA at Hoffman & Brobst

Hoffman & Brobst, Certified Public Accountants, announce the addition of Jeff Cordes, a senior accountant, to its staff. Cordes joins the staff from Schwan’s Shared Services where he had a 16-year career in a variety of accounting, internal audit, and IT compliance roles. He has a BSB degree in accounting from the University of Minnesota and has earned his CPA and CIA certifications.

Edina Realty welcomes George White to firm

Edina Realty announces the addition of George White to the firm. Originally from the island of Puerto Rico, White joined the military in order to pursue his dreams of traveling the world. During that time, he managed his undergraduate studies, and continued his graduate degree in business management at Excelsior College This knowledge, along with 20 years of military leadership training, education, and experience has provided him with many of the valuable skills that are needed in today’s real estate market.

After living all over the United States and overseas, he decided to finally settle down in Marshall, where he has begun fulfilling his dreams of a new career in real estate. White speaks and writes fluent Spanish. He enjoys spending time with family, playing sports and traveling.