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Christopher Blaylock Lincolnshire

100 Tri-State International
Lincolnshire, IL 60069



Email: cblaylock@wipfli.com

Christopher R. Blaylock, CPA


Chris Blaylock is a partner in Wipfli’s commercial audit group and currently leads the manufacturing and distribution industry in the Chicago region.  He assists clients with financial accounting and reporting matters and related business considerations to help them achieve their goals.  Chris strives to gain a thorough understanding of his clients’ core operations in order to help them meet their business objectives.  Interacting regularly with clients allows him to take a proactive approach to identifying their issues and helping them solve their problems to ensure their timeline, value, and efficiency expectations are met.

Chris is also a leader of Wipfli’s research and development tax credit service line.  Because he has worked with clients in a variety of industries during his career, he is able to leverage this broad experience to maximize the value of the tax credit for his clients.


  • Certified Public Accountant

Professional Memberships and Activities

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) - Member
  • Illinois Institute of Certified Public Accountants (ICPAS) - Member

Areas of Focus

  • Financial accounting and reporting for commercial companies
  • Strategic planning for commercial businesses of all sizes
  • Projections and forecasts
  • Employee benefit plan audits
  • General accounting assistance
  • Business planning and consulting
  • Research and development tax credits


University of Northern Iowa
  • Bachelor of business administration degree in accounting