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.


100 Tri-State International
Lincolnshire, IL 60069

Tel: 847.913.5400


Audit and Accounting

Areas of Focus

  • Audit and accounting
  • Consulting
  • Financial services
  • High-net-worth individuals
  • Manufacturing and distribution
  • Private and closely held businesses
  • Registered investment advisors
  • Tax


Financial Services


Marquette University
  • Bachelor of science degree in accounting

Paul F. Patke, CPA


Paul Patke is a partner in Wifpli’s financial services group and has more than 40 years of public accounting experience.  For the past 16 years, he has focused exclusively on financial services clients such as onshore and offshore investment partnerships/companies, commodity pool operators, funds of funds, private equity funds, mutual funds, registered investment advisors, and brokers-dealers.  Paul’s clients range from start-ups to half-billion-dollar funds with a wide variety of trading strategies.

In addition to general accounting, audit, tax, and financial reporting matters, Paul assists investment partnerships in structuring their limited partnership agreements and offering memoranda.


Certified Public Accountant

Professional Memberships and Activities

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) - Member
  • Illinois CPA Society (ICPAS) - Member