Partners, principals and associates

John Nihill Philadelphia

3 Logan Square
Philadelphia, PA 19103




John J. Nihill, CPA


John Nihill is a partner in Wipfli LLP’s audit and accounting practice with more than 30 years of experience in public accounting.  As an engagement partner, he is responsible for strategic oversight and overall client satisfaction.  John’s area of specialty is nonprofit organizations, with a focus on organizations in the arts, culture, and humanities sector; membership organizations; religious, social service, and other charitable organizations; educational institutions; and public and private foundations.  In addition to serving clients, he has a firm leadership role as the Northeast region nonprofit practice area leader.


  • Certified Public Accountant

Professional Memberships and Activities

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) - Member
  • Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants (PICPA) - Member
  • The Philadelphia Foundation’s Board of Managers - Member
  • Goodwill Industries Southern New Jersey and Philadelphia - Board of Trustees member, treasurer, and past chairman
  • Widener University Accounting Advisory Committee - Member   
  • St. Joan of Arc Parish and Grade School, Marlton, New Jersey - Finance council member
  • Wipfli Foundation - Board member
  • Frequent presenter on audit and accounting topics for clients as well as training within the firm


Audit and Accounting

Areas of Focus

  • Audit, review, and attest services
  • Internal control evaluations
  • Privately held companies


Saint Joseph’s University
  • Bachelor of science degree in accounting