Rick Dreher, CPA
Rick Dreher is the managing partner and chairman of the board of Wipfli LLP and oversees the vision and strategy, leadership, growth, and overall performance of the entire firm. Before becoming managing partner, Rick was the firm’s tax director and had responsibility for the firmwide tax function.
After assuming his role as managing partner, Rick transformed the existing leadership structure to include a COO and a CPO. This team collaboratively executes the firm's strategic plan, enhancing client value and stronger relationships, while managing and improving the overall performance of the firm.
Rick is also an accomplished speaker and has delivered presentations to the Institute of Management Accountants, AICPA, PKF International, PKFNA, Wipfli client groups, and various civic and charitable organizations. In both 2013 and 2015, Rick was named as one of INSIDE Public Accounting's Most Admired Peers
Rick is a council member for the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, and a member of the Wisconsin Institute of Certified Public Accountants.
He is also very active in community endeavors serving in leadership roles for a number of associations. Rick is the past president and treasurer of the Green Bay West Rotary Club, president and past treasurer of St. Mark Evangelical Lutheran Church, and past treasurer and chairman of the Budget/Audit Committee while serving on the board of directors for Cerebral Palsy, Inc.