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Joe Paulus Milwaukee (Headquarters)

10000 W Innovation Dr.
Milwaukee, WI 53226



Email: jpaulus@wipfli.com

Joe Paulus, CPA

Senior Manager

Joe Paulus is a senior manager in Wipfli’s technology industry audit practice. He has experience working with both public and nonpublic companies and is a member of Wipfli’s accounting standards advisory group, being Wipfli’s subject matter expert in accounting for equity-based compensation; capital-raising instruments such as convertible debt, warrants and preferred stock; and internally developed software.


  • Certified Public Accountant

Professional memberships and activities

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) - Member
  • Wisconsin Institute of Certified Public Accountants (WICPA) - Member

Areas of Focus

  • Financial accounting and reporting
  • SEC reporting and compliance
  • Technology industry
  • Equity-based compensation accounting
  • Complex financial instruments accounting
  • Internally developed software accounting


University of Wisconsin-Whitewater

  • Bachelor of business administration degree in accounting
  • Master of professional accountancy degree