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Neal Richardson Rockford

4949 Harrison Ave., Suite 300
Rockford, IL 61125-0407




Neal Richardson, CPA/ABV, CFF


Neal Richardson is a partner in Wipfli LLP’s Rockford office and he leads the valuation and litigation support practice for the Wipfli’s Northern Illinois region.  Neal has over 15 years of experience in valuation and litigation support and routinely provides services for both plaintiffs and defendants.  His services have included trial testimony, depositions, affidavits, analysis, and prepared reports.  Neal also assists closely held companies and individuals manage their tax planning and compliance needs.

  • Certified Public Accountant
  • Accredited in Business Valuation (ABV)
  • Certified in Financial Forensics (CFF)
  • Key Leaders Awards - YMCA of the USA - Illini Cluster
Professional Memberships and Activities
  • Wipfli’s Board of Directors
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) - Member
  • Illinois CPA Society (ICPAS) - Member
  • Freeport Health Network - Board member



Areas of Focus

  • Business Valuations
  • Litigation Support
  • Corporate tax planning and compliance
  • Individual tax planning and compliance
  • Business structures
  • Business consulting
  • Business succession planning
  • Designing buy-sell agreements
  • Mergers and acquisitions


Iowa State University

Buena Vista College
  • Bachelor of arts degree in accounting