Sandy L. Friess, CPA


Sandy Friess, a partner in Wipfli LLP’s Fox Cities office, specializes in providing audit and accounting services to closely held businesses ranging in size from several million to over $100 million in sales annually.  With over 20 years of experience, Sandy specializes in the manufacturing/distribution and construction/real estate industries. Sandy’s focus on these key industries has allowed her to develop expertise in dealing with the unique issues they face and accurately evaluate problems and develop sound business solutions.

Sandy is also a practice leader in employee benefit plan audits, with specialized training and expertise in employee benefit plans related to audit, accounting, financial reporting, and regulatory compliance issues.  As a practice leader, Sandy commits to providing internal training on employee benefit plan audits, as well as ensuring the quality of Wipfli LLP’s benefit plan audits relative to the most current Department of Labor requirements and accounting and reporting standards.  She oversees and coordinates the employee benefit plan audit process for Wipfli’s Fox Cities and Green Bay offices.  She has also been instrumental in instituting Wipfli’s well-developed and tailored employee benefit plan audit approach.


Recent Insights
Sandy Friess

Sandy L. Friess, CPA

Fox Cities
2901 E. Enterprise Ave.
Suite 500
Appleton, WI  54913
Tel: (920) 832-2442
Areas of Expertise
  • Attestation engagements (audits, reviews, and compilations)
  • Tax planning
  • Projections and forecasts
  • Product costing
  • Internal control reviews
  • Efficiency and profit analysis

  • University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh; bachelor of business administration degree in accounting.
  • Certified public accountant and licensed to practice in Wisconsin and Florida.