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Rick Barnavos Rockford

4949 Harrison Ave., Suite 300
Rockford, IL 61108



Email: rick.barnvos@wipfli.com

Rick Barnvos, CPA

Senior Manager

Rick Barnvos is a senior manager in Wipfli’s tax practice. He has over 30 years of experience in providing tax compliance, planning and consulting services to partnerships, S corporations, C corporations and individuals. Rick specializes in the real estate/construction, hospitality and service-based industries. He also focuses on closely held companies and high-net-worth individuals. 


  • Certified Public Accountant

Professional memberships and activities

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


Tax services

Areas of Focus

  • Corporate tax planning and compliance
  • Individual tax planning and compliance
  • Flow-through tax planning and compliance
  • IRS and state audit assistance
  • Tax research and article writing


Depaul University
  • Master of science degree in taxation
University of Illiniois at Urbana-Champaign
  • Bachelor of science degree in accountancy