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Danica Olson

Danica Olson
Accounting Manager
Milwaukee Bucks, Inc.

1001 N. 4th Street
Milwaukee, WI 53203

Career Clusters / Help Topics:

  • Accounting and Finance
  • Business Management and Administration

Danica E. Olson, CPA is the accounting manager for the Milwaukee Bucks, Inc. Olson has been a member of the Wisconsin Institute of Certified Public Accountants since 2000 and has served on the WICPA Educational Foundation Board, Inc., Knowledge/Share Breakfast Meeting Committee, CPAs in Industry Spring Conference Committee, Wisconsin State Taxation Committee and Young Professionals Committee. She is also a member of the Forensic CPA Society, Milwaukee World Trade Association, and Alpha Xi Delta Fraternity and is an accounting instructor at DeVry University and University of Phoenix. She enjoys traveling and playing tennis in her free time. She and her husband, Andy, live in Milwaukee with their cats, Chloe, Meg and Rocca.

Accountants are numbers people. Professional basketball is also concerned with numbers: highest score, shot percentages, stats & standings, salaries. For Danica Olson the two worlds collide in her role as the Accounting Manager for the Milwaukee Bucks. Danica shares her story of how she came to work in the front office of the Bucks. She’ll talk about her training to become an accountant, her daily responsibilities and how students could also have a shot at a job in the NBA. (Running Time 23:02)