Steve Lipton

Partner in Charge, Nonprofit & Government

Steve Lipton leads Wipfli LLP’s nonprofit and government practice, a diverse group of accounting and consulting professionals deeply focused on the needs of nonprofit organizations and units of government. He and his team help organizations achieve their mission by improving their performance while helping them stay in compliance.

Working with organizations on diverse operational improvement and planning efforts, Steve helps ensure organizations are working as effectively as possible. Steve works with Senior Leadership, helping them organize their efforts through Strategic and Technology Planning. In particular, Steve has helped many organizations create more effective IT governance leading to improved integration of business needs and technology. At the department level, Steve helps organizations understand opportunities for improvement and how to take action to implement those opportunities.

Though Steve has focused on nonprofit and government organizations for the last seven years, he also serves as Wipfli’s Partner in Charge of Internal Technology. In this role, Steve works with the firm’s leadership and board of directors to enable technology planning and decision making. Prior to joining Wipfli, Steve worked with clients on technology and process improvement at Anderson Consulting in both the United States and Europe.

Steve also currently serves on the board for the Boys & Girls Club of Dane County. He is also a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), Information Technology Association, Business Education Partnership, and Leadership Greater Madison.



Steve Lipton

Steve Lipton

Partner in Charge, Nonprofit & Government
 
Madison
2501 West Beltline Highway
Suite 401
Madison, WI  53713
Tel: (608) 270-2925
Fax: (608) 274-8085
slipton@wipfli.com
 
Areas of Expertise
  • Work with organizations’ senior leadership to determine and execute strategy
  • Coach organization leaders on addressing root cause issues that impair success
  • Help organizations understand the impact of technology on improving their operations and how to implement effective technology governance
  • Develop innovative methods and products to improve organizations’ productivity
  • Develop and deliver training programs

Industries
  • Nonprofit and Government
Education
  • University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign; bachelor of arts degree in political science
  • Northern Illinois University; master of business administration degree