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Julian and NFL Safety Adrian Amos (Bears, Packers) share a moment with participants of Chicago-based youth anti-violence program Becoming a Man (BAM)

Julian Coleman, Jr.

Julian Coleman, Jr., enjoys getting involved and giving back. His diverse background and love of service guide his work: at Wipfli and in the community.

Tania Erdmann

Tania Erdmann

Working through adversity requires resilience and perseverance. It also taught Tania the value of accepting help and working as a team.

Rachel’s three dogs are frequent companions during hikes.

Rachel Hammond

Rachel Hammond once doubted that she’d ever be comfortable speaking before a group. But the talent & culture trainer faced her fears and today goes out of her way to take on challenges that few can imagine.

Linda Haynes Curiosity

Linda Haynes

Linda Haynes appreciates great talent – in the arts and at Wipfli. She says it enriches her life.

Tammy and Jim

Tammy Jelinek

Tammy Jelinek works to support grant-funded organizations that make immediate impact in the community. Read more about her compelling background and her Wipfli journey.

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Cecilia Murillo

Cecilia Murillo celebrates diversity and how it can strengthen a community. Her work at Wipfli supports underserved populations in California that often need help the most.

Temeshia Pierce

Temeshia Pierce

There are thousands of books on the power of positivity, but Temeshia is the living embodiment of it. She brings her passion and caring spirit to work, to her family and to her community.

Nik Wong

Nik Wong

Being a professional DJ is just one of a dozen talents Nik uses in his day-to-day life. From accounting to serving on the board of a non-profit soccer league, Nik does everything with courage and caring.

Associates give back at 2022 Community Day

Associates give back at 2022 Community Day

Wipfli associates give back, log 8,000 hours during 2022 Community Day

Diversity, equity and inclusion

Our pledge to foster diversity, equity and inclusion in our firm and industry.

Community involvement

How we give back to our communities to make a difference.

Anna Kooi

Anna Kooi

As a girls’ softball coach for 14 years, Anna Kooi lives Wipfli’s values.

Erin and her companion Harley on a hike near her home in New Hampshire’s White Mountains.

Erin Brunelle

Wipfli associate Erin Brunelle embodies the “can- do” spirit, whether its climbing one of the tallest peaks in the world or donating a kidney. And she’ll never say no to a kitten in need.

Fazal Nabi

Fazal Nabi

Senior tech consultant Fazal Nabi took a leading role in the resettlement of dozens of Afghan refugees in his community. Looking the other way wasn’t an option.

In step with military service

In step with military service

It’s not always easy to transition from the military to civilian life. These members of Valor, a Wipfli business resource group, talk about their military experience and the value of the firm’s support.

The family gathers for the 2023 March for Babies Walk near the  Chicago lakefront.

Kali Holstein

Wipfli’s construction and real estate team rallies to support a colleague raising funds for the March of Dimes. How Kali Holstein keeps her son’s legacy alive.

Shelby Strahl

Shelby Strahl

Shelby Strahl brings empathy to her work on the tech help desk as she is committed to living Wipfli values.

Tim O'Neill

Tim O’Neill

Tim O’Neill is a senior manager at Wipfli who takes his commitment to having fun at work very seriously. Building a strong, enduring team requires happy associates. “I am extremely passionate about getting associates to become their best selves,” he said.

Wipfli sponsors ethics competition for students

Ethics case competition

Wipfli helps students with a deep dive into real-world business ethics.

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Wipfli support for Ukrainian relief efforts

Wipfli associates come together with compassion and funds for Ukrainian relief.

Johnathan Prunty

Johnathan Prunty

Wipfli’s core values, especially excellence, caring and perseverance, connected well with those of healthcare business developer Johnathan Prunty

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