Vrakas CPAs + Advisors is pleased to announce the promotion of Nicole Gabriel to Principal.
Nicole Gabriel, CPA, previously Manager, has been promoted to principal in the firm’s audit department. Nicole has been with the firm since 2014 and holds a Masters of Professional Accountancy and a Bachelor of Business Administration-Accounting from the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater. Nicole primarily provides accounting and assurance services for privately-held businesses in the manufacturing, professional services, and construction industries. Specifically, Nicole has considerable experience working with ESOP-owned companies and is well versed in the different challenges that can arise throughout an ESOP lifecycle, having assisted clients with establishing ESOPs, liquidating ESOPs, planning for leveraged ESOPs, and addressing further repurchase obligations, among other matters. She also has expertise in conducting employee benefit plan audits. Nicole is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), the Wisconsin Institute of Certified Public Accountants (WICPA), and the ESOP Association – Wisconsin Chapter.
“Nicole is a tremendous representative of Vrakas. She is technically savvy and provides excellent service to our clients. She will continue to be an integral part of the firm’s future success. Congratulations Nicole on this well-deserved promotion.” Brad Weckwerth, Managing Shareholder of Vrakas CPAs + Advisors.