WICPA Board of Directors

The WICPA Board of Directors provides strategic governance in accordance with the WICPA strategic plan, mission and vision. The board ensures the WICPA serves the diverse needs of members, enhances professional competency, promotes the value of members and the profession, advocates on behalf of the profession and builds community among members.


  • Michael Akers, Charles T. Horngren Professor of Accounting, Marquette University

Chair Elect

  • Neil Keller, Partner-in-Charge, Tax Services, Sikich LLP

Past Chair

  • William Komisar, Principal, CliftonLarsonAllen LLP


  • Katherine Hauser, Manager of Financial Reporting, Herzing University


  • Jon Gaines, Vice President Business Services and Finance, Wisconsin Women's Business Initiative Corporation
  • Patrick Hoffert, Partner, Reilly, Penner & Benton, LLP
  • Dan Holzhauer, Senior Vice President & Commerical Lender, Associated Bank
  • Debra Lenz, Audit lead, Harley-Davidson, Inc.
  • Terri Lillesand, Tax Principal, CliftonLarsonAllen LLP
  • Wendy Peters, Accounting Manager, Kohler Credit Union
  • Steven Pullara, Tax Partner, BDO USA LLP
  • Matthew Schaefer, Vice President of Regulatory Risk & Internal Audit, Bank of Wisconsin Dells
  • Angela Thomas, General Accounting Section Chief, Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources

AICPA Council

  • Rick Dreher, Managing Partner, Wipfli LLP
  • Ryan Hanson, Financial Accounting Manager, MGIC Investment Corporation

Staff Liaison

  • Tammy Hofstede, President & CEO, WICPA
  • Jessica Murphy, Executive Relations Director, WICPA

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