Ron Hafner Joins Wipfli LLP to Lead The Firm's SEC Practice
December 1, 2009
Wipfli LLP recently announced that Ron Hafner joined the firm to lead Wipfli’s SEC practice.
“We are pleased that Ron is joining Wipfli,” stated Rick Dreher, partner-in-charge of the firm. “With his extensive experience serving public and privately held companies throughout his career, he will be a strong addition to our firm, helping us expand our firmwide SEC practice and provide additional services to our public and private clients.”
“The addition of Ron gives us the opportunity to greatly increase the services we can provide to clients in the firm’s Minnesota Region,” said Chuck Palmer, Wipfli’s Minnesota Region Managing Director. “He will be an invaluable resource for the region and the firm as Wipfli continues to grow.”
With 25 years at Deloitte & Touche LLP (D&T), Hafner has extensive experience in the areas of SEC reporting, initial public offerings, due diligence surrounding mergers and acquisitions, equity-based compensation, income tax accounting and Sarbanes-Oxley compliance. Throughout his career, his focus has been on public and privately held manufacturing and technology companies. He worked for the last eleven years as an audit partner in D&T’s Minneapolis office and held several leadership positions within the firm including leader of the Minneapolis Venture Capital and Technology, Media and Telecommunications practices.
A graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, Hafner earned a bachelor of science degree with a concentration in accounting. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and the Minnesota Society of Certified Public Accountants (MNCPA).