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.

Ryan Laughlin
Green Bay

469 Security Blvd.
Green Bay, WI

Tel: 920.662.2901



Areas of Focus

  • Income tax planning and preparation
  • Lifetime and charitable gift planning
  • Federal and state audit assistance
  • Business entity selection
  • Family business succession planning
  • Transfer tax planning (estate, gift, and GST)


William Mitchell College of Law
  • Juris Doctorate of law - Graduated cum laude and top 10% of graduating class
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
  • Master of taxation degree
  • Bachelor of business administration degree in accounting - Graduated magna cum laude

Ryan P. Laughlin, CPA, MST, JD


With over 15 years of professional experience with regional, national, and global public accounting firms, Ryan Laughlin is a partner in Wipfli LLP’s tax practice.  He utilizes a unique blend of accounting, tax, and legal expertise to provide tax and transactional planning to business owners, individuals, and families.  Ryan manages multiple consultative planning projects and assists with client engagements for Wipfli associates and partners throughout the firm.

  • Certified Public Accountant
  • Certificate in State and Local Taxation
Professional Memberships and Activities
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) - Member
  • Wisconsin Institute of Certified Public Accountants (WICPA) - Member
  • American Bar Association (ABA) - Member
  • State Bar of Wisconsin - Member
  • The Estate Planning Council of Northeast Wisconsin - Treasurer and board member
  • Green Bay Estate Planning Forum - President
  • Frequent speaker for professional and business organizations including National Business Institute, BizTimes Economic Trends annual breakfast, Green Bay Estate Planning Forum, Milwaukee Estate Planning Forum, The Estate Planning Council of Northeast Wisconsin, University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh Wisconsin Family Business Forum, St. Norbert College, and several local trade and business organizations
  • Author and coauthor of several tax and estate planning articles for WICPA’s On Balance, Oklahoma Society of CPAs, TaxThink blog, Wipfli’s Tax Toolbox, numerous client alert emails and Web postings, and internal