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Lightfield_Brian Milwaukee (Headquarters)

10000 W Innovation Dr.
Milwaukee, WI 53226



Email: blightfield@wipfli.com

Brian Lightfield, CPA


Brian Lightfield is a partner in Wipfli’s Milwaukee office, where he provides all-around business advisory services to clients, with a focus on the manufacturing and distribution industries. He strives to provide clients with responsive and innovative approaches to identifying issues, recognizing opportunities, and formulating custom solutions. Brian also serves on Wipfli’s Technical Issues Tax Committee.

  • Certified Public Accountant
Professional Memberships and Activities
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) - Member
  • Wisconsin Institute of Certified Public Accountants (WICPA) - Member
  • Author of “Preparing for a Nexus Review,” Journal of State Taxation, November December 2011


Tax services

Areas of Focus

  • Tax compliance and planning services for closely held businesses
  • Individual taxation and planning
  • Tax implications of business acquisitions/sales
  • Multistate income taxation
  • IRS and state audit assistance




University of Wisconsin-Whitewater
  • Bachelor of business administration degree in accounting - Graduated summa cum laude
  • Master of professional accountancy degree
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
  • Master of taxation degree