Wipfli LLP (Wipfli), one of the top 20 accounting and consulting firms in the United States, announced today that Milwaukee, Wisconsin-based Benes & Krueger, S.C. (Benes & Krueger) has joined the firm effective December 1.
Rick Dreher, managing partner of Wipfli LLP, said, “Businesses in the construction industry are facing unprecedented challenges and can benefit greatly from working with a firm with deep resources and expertise in their industry. Benes & Krueger’s services greatly complement and expand our capabilities to have a positive impact on our construction clients’ businesses. Together, Wipfli and Benes & Krueger will continue to proactively serve our construction clients as they face ever-changing needs by providing exceptional value though our expanded breadth and depth of services and resources."
“Both Benes & Krueger and Wipfli are well established and respected service providers in the construction industry with similar cultures and approaches to client service, which makes this combination a great fit for our firms and our clients,” said Benes & Krueger’s co-founder and audit and tax services leader Keith Krueger.
Michael Benes, Benes & Krueger’s co-founder and consulting services leader, added, “We are thrilled to be joining forces with Wipfli and building an even stronger and more experienced firm positioned as a leader in providing top-quality consulting and litigation support services that our construction industry clients have come to expect.”
“Benes & Krueger has been a strong competitor and friend of our firm for many years,” said John Schwab, leader of Wipfli’s Construction and Real Estate practice. “By combining forces, we greatly enhance our audit and tax teams and bring outstanding consulting expertise to the construction market that will position us to be a full-service asset to our current and future clients.”
As part of this combination, Benes & Krueger’s 10 associates, including the firm’s two co-founders, have joined more than 1,700 professionals at Wipfli and will be based in Wipfli’s Milwaukee office.
Established in 1990, Benes & Krueger is headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and provides a wide range of services to the construction industry including dispute resolution, litigation support and forensic accounting, computer system selection and implementation, operational audits and reviews, business planning, internal controls, audit and tax.