Nicholas J. Heckenkamp, CPA


As a manager in the firm’s audit department, Nick’s primary responsibility is to provide accounting and assurance services to closely-held businesses in in the manufacturing, service and construction industries. He also has expertise in conducting employee benefit plan audits and working with not-for-profit organizations. Nick also assists with the development and training of associates in his department.

Nick joined Vrakas CPAs + Advisors in 2013 after graduating from the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater with his MPA degree. Before joining Vrakas full-time, Nick was an intern for the firm during the Spring of 2012. He enjoys face-to-face interaction with his clients and learning how their businesses run. Nick credits his career success to the values instilled by family while growing up, the unconditional support of his wife and parents, and the guidance of various mentors at Vrakas throughout the years.

Nick, a lifelong Wisconsin resident, currently resides in Wauwatosa with his wife, Ashley and their son. Outside of work, Nick enjoys spending time with family and friends, traveling, golfing and hunting.