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.

Mike Vesel

11 Scott St.
Wausau, WI 54403

Tel: 715.843.8354


Audit and Accounting

Areas of Focus

  • Financial institution auditing and taxation
  • Financial institution consulting
  • Trust consulting, auditing, and compliance
  • Strategic planning and facilitation


Financial Institutions
Financial Services


University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
  • Bachelor of business administration degree in comprehensive public accounting

Michael R. Vesel, CPA

Partner, Financial Institutions Practice Leader

As the leader of Wipfli LLP’s financial services practice, Mike Vesel is responsible for the overall financial results, strategic direction, and development of services within the practice, as well as partner and associate development.

Mike spends all of his time working with financial institutions. He also oversees Wipfli’s financial institutions trust practice. Mike has extensive knowledge in several financial institution-related industry areas and previously was in charge of the audit and accounting group of Wipfli’s financial institutions practice.

Mike’s recruiting and strategic planning experience helps him to understand and provide value in a variety of client situations. His clients value his experience and responsiveness, and they often call him first when they have questions.  Mike finds that his clients value his ability to objectively challenge them to think outside the box when making business decisions.

  • Certified Public Accountant
Professional Memberships and Activities
  • Wipfli’s Board of Directors - Past vice chairman
  • Wipfli’s Professional Employee Recruiting Committee - Past chairman
  • Newman Catholic Schools - Finance Committee chairman and Executive Committee member
  • Everest Optimists - Past president