Nicole M. Gabriel, CPA
As a manager in the firm’s audit department, Nicole’s responsibilities include providing accounting and assurance services for privately-held businesses in the manufacturing, professional services, and construction industries. She also has expertise in conducting employee benefit plan audits.
In addition, she has considerable experience working with ESOP-owned companies and is well versed in the different challenges that can arise throughout an ESOP’s lifecycle, having assisted clients with establishing ESOPs, liquidating ESOPs, planning for leveraged ESOPs (and re-leveraged ESOPs) and addressing future repurchase obligations, among other matters.
A graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, Nicole joined Vrakas CPAs + Advisors in 2014 after receiving her MPA. Before joining Vrakas full-time, she was an intern for the firm during the spring of 2013.
Nicole enjoys being out at client sites and learning more about how their businesses run. She credits much of her career success to hard work and creating strong relationships with her clients.
Nicole currently resides in Milwaukee, WI. Outside of the office, she enjoys traveling and spending time with family and friends.