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Brad Werner Chicago

1 N. Wacker Drive
Chicago, IL 60606



Email: bwerner@wipfli.com

Brad Werner, CPA, MBA


Brad Werner is the leader of Wipfli’s construction and real estate practice and an audit partner whose primary focus is on attest and accounting services. Working closely with members of management to improve their overall operations, he provides value to clients by offering broad experience in many industries and aspects of accounting and financial reporting. Brad ensures efficiency through solid planning and organizational skills in coordinating all aspects of each engagement. He effectively communicates complex accounting issues and solutions to his clients, enhancing overall retention.


  • Certified Public Accountant

Professional Memberships and Activities

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) - Member
  • Illinois CPA Society (ICPAS) - Member
  • NAIOP Chicago - Member
  • The Chicago Building Congress - Member

Areas of Focus

  • Attest services for middle market companies, construction contractors, real estate entities, and technology companies
  • Federal and state corporate tax planning for construction contractors and real estate developers
  • Construction and real estate accounting and reporting
  • Strategic planning
  • Financial advisory and related analysis
  • Operational and internal control structure reviews
  • New accounting standard implementation and analysis


University of Illinois - Champaign, Illinois
  • Bachelor of science degree in accounting
Olivet Nazarene University - Bourbonnais, Illinois
  • Master of business administration degree