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Vrakas Announces Promotions

Vrakas CPAs + Advisors is pleased to announce the promotions of Holly Breien, CPA, James Broughton, CPA, Michelle Pollack, CPA, and Scott Syrjala, CPA. Breien, previously an Audit Manager, has been promoted to an Audit Principal.  A graduate of the University of...

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Vrakas Summer Outing

Every summer Vrakas plans a golf outing for its employees. This year, however, the weather didn’t cooperate, so the outing was moved indoors and bowling replaced golf. Plan B was a huge success. Teams competed against each other throughout the course of the afternoon....

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Vrakas Welcomes New Employees!

Vrakas keeps adding to the family. This past month Vrakas added two new employees - one to Vrakas CPAs + Advisors and the other to affiliate company, Vrakas/Blum Computer Consulting, Inc.     Christina Gerharz (top) joined Vrakas CPAs + Advisors as a...

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And the #1 Business of the Year is …

Vrakas sponsored the 2017 Top 10 Businesses of the Year event hosted by the Waukesha County Business Alliance and BizTimes Media. On Friday, June 9, 2017, there was a luncheon honoring the award winners and the big reveal of the number one business. Of the ten...

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Gyros for Heroes

In honor of Memorial Day, Vrakas held a firm lunch to raise money for the Stars & Stripes Honor Flight organization. The mission of Stars and Stripes Honor Flight is to honor all veterans by flying WWII, Korean, and Vietnam war veterans, as well as terminally ill...

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Vrakas Attended the AICPA Employee Benefits Conference

Vrakas Audit Managers, Melissa Karis and Sara Johnson, attended the 2017 National Conference on employee Benefit Plans hosted by the AICPA in Nashville, Tennessee. Melissa and Sara attended numerous sessions over the course of the three day event that were put on by...

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Vrakas Welcomed D.C. Everest High School to Our Firm!

Vrakas hosted an event this past month for the D.C. Everest High School accounting students. Michael Hanke, an accounting teacher at D.C. Everest Senior High, was awarded a WICPA Educational Foundation Accounting Careers Awareness Grant for 2017. We split the students...

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Thank You Intern Class of 2017

And just like that the 2017 tax season is over! Vrakas would like to take a moment and say thank you to the incredible intern class we had this past accounting season. With six interns representing three universities – UW-Milwaukee, UW-Whitewater and Concordia...

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Vrakas Community Involvement

This past month Vrakas has been large and in-charge when it comes to sponsoring events with a meaningful purpose! Vrakas was a proud sponsor of: 2017 Alzheimer's Association Mardi Gras Gala 2017 Elmbrook Humane Society Spring Gala Vrakas has been supporting the Mardi...

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Are You Staying Connected?

Stay connected with Vrakas! We can now be found on five different social media platforms:         By following us on social media, you will be up-to-date on what is currently happening at Vrakas. So, LIKE us, FOLLOW us, and SHARE us on each platform - you will...

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