Partners and Associates

Partners and Associates

A hybrid team of accountants, advisors, and consultants whose collective experience and diverse backgrounds ignite ideas, reconfigure approaches, and recommend strategies and innovative solutions for our clients.


100 Tri-State International
Lincolnshire, IL 60069

Tel: 847.580.4100


Audit and Accounting

Areas of Focus

  • Audit and accounting services for small to medium-sized businesses and not-for-profit organizations
  • Income tax planning for businesses and individuals
  • Employee benefit plans
  • Litigation support 
  • Manufacturing and distribution
  • Wholesalers
  • Construction and real estate
  • Professional services firms
  • Music industry


Construction and Real Estate
Manufacturing and Distribution


DePaul University

  • Bachelor of arts degree in music - Graduated with honors

Steven Kessler, CPA


Steve Kessler is a partner providing audit and accounting, tax, and business consulting services to closely held businesses, families and individuals, and clients in various industries. He also provides litigation support services and performs employee benefit plan audits. Clients appreciate Steve’s depth of experience and dedication to their success.

Steve is an accomplished speaker and educator, having taught accounting courses, and has presented at national events on the topics of audit and accounting quality and peer review. In addition, he authored the Peer Review Manual for the National Society of Accountants (NSA).


  • Certified Public Accountant

Professional Memberships and Activities

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) - Member
  • Illinois CPA Society (ICPAS) - Member
  • ICPAS Peer Review Committee - Member
  • GLMV Chamber of Commerce - Member
  • USA Track and Field - Master official
  • Illinois High School Association (IHSA) Track and Field - Certified official
  • Para Athletics (Track and Field) - Official
  • Various youth athletic teams - Coach/manager