Naperville, Ill. - Sikich LLP, a leading professional services firm specializing in accounting, technology, investment banking and advisory services, recently named Bryan Pautsch, CPA and JD, as the partner-in-charge of not-for-profit tax services.

Prior to his expanded role, Pautsch served as a partner in Sikich's tax planning practice, a tax shareholder at Kolb+Co. S.C., an attorney at Prieve & Meyer S.C. and a tax manager at Arthur Andersen LLP.

Pautsch has extensive expertise in structuring and tax planning for not-for-profit organizations. In his role, Pautsch will set the strategy for the practice and oversee the expansion of its service offering moving forward.  He will lead a highly accomplished team that works with civic and community organizations, colleges and universities, religious and cultural organizations, private foundations, trade and professional organizations and many voluntary health and welfare organizations

"Our not-for-profit tax services team helps organizations understand complex situations and rules so they can focus on what's most important - advancing their mission," said Jim Sikich, CEO of Sikich LLP. "Bryan's strong leadership and 29 years of tax planning experience will enable us to better serve our clients and empower them to make an even greater impact."

Pautsch is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Wisconsin Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the American Bar Association, and the Oklahoma, Wisconsin and Milwaukee Bar Associations. He is dedicated to serving his community, and he previously served on the board of the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Wisconsin. He also volunteers at the Children's Hospital of Wisconsin.

Pautsch, 54, holds bachelor's degrees in accounting, economics and business from Coe College and a Juris Doctor from the University of Tulsa College of Law. He is licensed to practice law in Wisconsin and Oklahoma.

About Sikich LLP
Sikich LLP, a leading professional services firm specializing in accounting, technology, investment banking and advisory services, has more than 600 employees throughout the country. Founded in 1982, Sikich now ranks as one of the country's Top 35 Certified Public Accounting firms and is among the top 1 percent of all enterprise resource planning solution partners in the world. From corporations and non-profits to state and local governments, Sikich clients can use a broad spectrum of services and products that help them reach long-term, strategic goals.


Securities are offered through Sikich Corporate Finance LLC, a registered broker dealer with the Securities Exchange Commission and a member of FINRA/SIPC.

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