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.

Steve Lipton
Madison

2501 West Beltline Highway
Madison, WI
53713

Tel: 608.270.2925
Email: slipton@wipfli.com

Areas of Focus

  • Working with organizations’ senior leadership to determine and execute strategy
  • Coaching organization leaders on addressing root cause issues that impair success
  • Helping organizations understand the impact of technology on improving their operations and how to implement effective technology governance
  • Developing innovative methods and products to improve organizations’ productivity
  • Developing and delivering training programs

Industries

Nonprofits
Governments

Education

Northern Illinois University
  • Master of business administration degree
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • Bachelor of arts degree

Steven P. Lipton

Partner

Steve Lipton serves in several leadership roles, helping Wipfli LLP’s clients achieve their mission and improve their outcomes.  His roles include leading the firm’s nonprofit and government practice, a diverse group of accounting and consulting professionals deeply focused on the needs of nonprofit organizations and units of government; serving as Wipfli’s growth and innovation leader, helping to foster the firm’s development of leading-edge services and delivery methods; and leading the delivery of organization development and governance consulting services to the markets Wipfli serves.  In addition, he has served as vice chair of Wipfli’s board of directors.  In his spare time, Steve enjoys amateur photography, especially photographing events.

Awards

  • In Business Magazine’s Executive Register
  • Published in Journal of Accountancy
  • Sage Reseller of the Year

Professional Memberships and Activities

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) - Member
  • Association of Information Technology Professionals (AITP) - Member
  • Boys and Girls Club of Dane County - Board member and past board chair
  • United Way of Dane County Board Governance Training Committee - Member
  • Jewish Federation of Madison - Board member
  • Temple Beth El - Board member and vice president
  • Leadership Greater Madison - Member

Recent Insights

Blogs

Let Go
May 02, 2017

Intolerance of Intolerance
Aug 22, 2017

Change isn't bad...
Oct 06, 2016

Prognostication
Jun 22, 2016

Leadership Brand
May 10, 2016

Culture and a Curse
Apr 05, 2016

I Am (Not) Responsible
Mar 10, 2016

Will It Help?
Jan 29, 2016

Reflection
Jan 06, 2016