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.

Cathryn Sanford
Rockford

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

Tel: 815.484.5654
Email: csanford@wipfli.com

Services

Tax

Areas of Focus

  • Tax planning and compliance
  • Multistate taxation
  • Sales and use taxation
  • Research of tax issues
  • FAS 109/FIN 48
  • Financial institution taxation
  • Business taxation

Education

Judson University
  • Bachelor of science degree in business with an emphasis on accounting
Northern Illinois University
  • Currently working on master of science degree in taxation

Cathryn L. Sanford, CPA

Manager

Cathy Sanford is a certified public accountant with experience in the public and private sectors.  She has experience in many areas of tax, including tax accounting, tax research, and state and federal audit management.  In addition, she has extensive experience in the financial institution and manufacturing sectors.  Cathy helps clients by proactively identifying issues and opportunities.  She works to educate clients on the complexities of the tax code so they can develop an understanding of the tax implications and make educated business decisions.  Cathy enjoys managing a project from beginning to end and delivering results that exceed expectations.

Certifications
  • Certified Public Accountant
Professional Memberships and Activities
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) - Member
  • Illinois CPA Society (ICPAS) - Member
  • Riverfront Museum Park, Rockford, Illinois - Treasurer