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.

Scott Schumacher
Milwaukee (Headquarters)

10000 W Innovation Dr.
Milwaukee, WI 53226

Tel: 414.431.9334



Areas of Focus

  • Research credit studies
  • Research credit audit defense
  • Section 174 expense studies
  • Credit utilization planning
  • Tax planning for pass-through entities and their owners
  • Tax planning for manufacturing and distribution companies


Manufacturing and Distribution


University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
  • Bachelor of business administration degree in accounting
  • Master of taxation degree

Scott R. Schumacher, CPA, MST


With more than 20 years of experience, Scott Schumacher is the leader of Wipfli LLP’s research tax credit team, which works with businesses to claim and substantiate a tax incentive for research and development activities.  In addition, he works with closely held and family-owned businesses in the manufacturing and distribution sectors, providing them and their ownership group with tax compliance and planning services.

  • Certified Public Accountant
  • Certificate in State and Local Taxation
Professional Memberships and Activities
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) - Member
  • Wisconsin Institute of Certified Public Accountants (WICPA) - Member