Christopher K. Balcerzak, CPA
Chris began working with Vrakas CPAs + Advisors in 1998 following his graduation from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. As a principal in the audit department, he assists with scheduling, planning and supervising engagements including corporate audits, reviews, and employee benefit plan audits. Chris also coordinates our firm’s internal and external quality inspection review process.
Chris specializes in working with closely-held S corp and C corp organizations with revenues ranging from $5 million to over $1 billion. He focuses on companies in the manufacturing, plastic injection molding, real estate, distribution, printing, advertising, construction, and engineering industries. Chris’s experience includes advising clients on pre- and post-tax cash flows and accrual basis benefits of leasing versus purchasing office and warehouse facilities and machinery and equipment. He has also assisted clients with improving internal controls based on feasibility and risk, as well as developing monthly and annual budgets and forecasts.
As a trusted advisor, Chris enjoys helping companies develop effective strategic plans and realize the value of investing in the growth of personnel and infrastructure. He continually draws upon the knowledge and expertise gained from his years of experience at Vrakas to better help his clients reach their goals. His experience includes working with owners, CFO’s, and controllers from many companies in a large variety of industries. Chris’s career success can be attributed to his ongoing pursuit of knowledge, continuing education courses and his belief that strong organizations are built on a foundation of integrity and proper accounting practices.
Chris currently resides in Greenfield with his family. In his spare time, he enjoys waterskiing, fishing and traveling.