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.

Ryan Usalis

100 Tri-State International
Lincolnshire, IL 60069

Tel: 847.580.4176



Areas of Focus

  • Individual tax compliance and planning
  • Trust, estate and gift tax compliance and planning
  • Partnership tax compliance
  • IRS and state audit assistance
  • Closely held businesses


Northern Illinois University
  • Bachelor of science degree in accountancy
  • Master of science degree in accountancy

Ryan T. Usalis, CPA

Senior Manager

Ryan Usalis is a senior manager in Wipfli’s tax practice and serves as Chicago’s regional co-leader of Wipfli’s private client group. As a CPA and highly skilled tax advisor with over a decade of experience, he works primarily with individuals, families and small business owners on their tax compliance and tax planning needs.

Beyond the tax compliance aspect, Ryan has extensive experience in creating customized tax savings strategies. He provides advice on charitable giving, retirement planning and stock option planning. Ryan has worked with numerous clients over the years to help resolve IRS and state audits and notices.


  • Certified Public Accountant

Professional Memberships and Activities

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) - Member
  • Illinois CPA Society (ICPAS) - Member
  • Business Network International (BNI) - Former member