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.


403 East Third St.
Sterling, IL 61081

Tel: 815.626.1277



Areas of Focus

  • State and local taxation
  • Tax preparation and planning
  • Affordable Care Act compliance


Northern Illinois University
  • Bachelor of science degree in accounting
  • Master of accounting science degree

Jessica L. Macklin, CPA

Senior Manager

Jessica Macklin is a senior manager in Wipfli LLP’s tax department, providing tax planning and preparation services for corporations, partnerships, farmers, and individuals. She specializes in state and local taxation and helps clients navigate the tax laws of the state and local jurisdictions in which they operate. Jessica’s clients appreciate her vast state and local tax knowledge as well as her timeliness and responsiveness to their questions and issues.

  • Certified Public Accountant
Professional Memberships and Activities
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) - Member
  • Illinois CPA Society (ICPAS) - Member
  • United Way of Whiteside County - Treasurer
  • Sterling Today - Board member