Partners, principals and associates

Lackinger_John Lincolnshire

100 Tri-State International
Lincolnshire, IL 60069




John C. Lackinger, CPA


John Lackinger is a partner with more than 30 years of public accounting experience. His primary focus is on providing audit and consulting services to nonpublic special education schools, as well as audits of nonprofit organizations. In the nonpublic special education niche, John provides value to his clients by looking beyond the audited statements. He is a valued resource in providing answers to client questions about how specific costs affect the consolidated financial report, which is the lifeline for funding of these schools. John leverages his expertise to help his clients achieve their organizational mission.

  • Certified Public Accountant
  • Master of Accounting
Professional Memberships and Activities
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) - Member
  • Illinois CPA Society (ICPAS) - Member
  • Illinois Association of Private Special Education Centers (IAPSEC) - Affiliate member


Audit and Accounting

Areas of Focus

  • Audits of nonpublic special education schools including nonprofit and for-profit schools
  • Audits of nonprofit organizations, including Yellow Book and uniform compliance
  • Consulting services for reporting costs on the consolidated financial report
  • Development or revision of the chart of accounts for more effective measurement of costs for the consolidated financial report
  • Budgeting




Millikin University
  • Bachelor of science degree in accounting

Northern Illinois University

  • Master of accounting science degree