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Kurt Peterson Palatine

625 N. North Court
Palatine, IL 60067

Tel:

847.348.6521


Email: kpeterson@wipfli.com

Kurt A. Peterson, CPA, CFE

Senior Manager

As a senior manager in Wipfli’s nonprofit practice, Kurt Peterson oversees audit engagements and client relationships, as well as works with clients to maintain compliance with laws and regulations. Since 2005, he has assisted large and small nonprofit organizations in fulfilling their mission. 

Kurt currently manages audits and other attestation engagements for over 30 nonprofit organizations. He leverages his knowledge and skill as a Certified Fraud Examiner to provide additional value on audit engagements. Kurt brings a practical approach to audit engagements and prides himself on providing reasonable solutions while adhering to generally accepted accounting principles. He believes the key to any relationship is clear and timely communication, and he is dedicated to making that the main component of his client service approach.

Certifications

  • Certified Public Accountant
  • Certified Fraud Examiner

Professional memberships and activities

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) – Member
  • Illinois CPA Society (ICPAS) – Member
  • Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE) – Member
  • Association Forum (AF) – Member
  • CYN Counseling Center – President and board member

Areas of Focus

  • Audits of nonprofit organizations 
  • Yellow Book engagements
  • Audits of 401(k) and 403(b) employee benefit plans

Industries

Nonprofits

Education

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • Bachelor of science degree in accounting
  • Master of science degree in accounting

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