Melaine Brandt, CPA
With over 30 years of experience, Melaine Brandt advises clients throughout the firm on tax issues affecting financial institutions, real estate and high net worth individuals. She frequently consults and provides formal tax opinions on various M&A issues.
Melaine has authored articles for Wipfli’s newsletters and industry publications, as well as technical publications such as The Tax Advisor. She provided comments from Wipfli to the IRS on the bad debt regulations in October 2013. Melaine is also a frequent and well-versed speaker on tax topics, such as a webinar for the Wisconsin Bankers Association on the new Tax Law in early January 2018. She has spoken at events for the Wisconsin Institute of Certified Public Accountants (WICPA), Wisconsin Bankers Association (WBA), Department of Financial Institutions Bank Examiners and Community Bankers of Wisconsin (CBW), as well as Wipfli’s annual Community Bank Forum.
Professional Memberships and Activities
- Certified Public Accountant
- American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) - Member
- Wisconsin Institute of Certified Public Accountants - Member
- WICPA Financial Institution Task Force - Membe