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Vrakas Keeps Growing!

This year has been BIG for the firm … not only are we celebrating our 50th anniversary, but we are continuing to add fantastic new employees and are nearly 80 strong. Fiercely independent, here to stay and serve YOU!

We are excited to welcome six new employees to the firm:

Amanda M.A. McNutt, CPA 

Audit Principal

Amanda joins Vrakas with over 15 years of experience providing accounting and audit services. She joins us with extensive experience in the planning, supervision, and review of various assurance engagements, as well as significant experience serving the construction, manufacturing, and service industries.

As a principal in the firm’s audit department, Amanda’s responsibilities include performing audit, review, compilation, and benefit plan services for privately-held businesses. She also works as a trusted business partner for business planning and owner transitions.

 

 

William A. Bares, CPA 

Tax Principal

Will joins the tax department with over 10 years of accounting experience specializing in construction and real estate tax for small, mid-size, and large businesses.

Will has extensive experience working with a variety of real estate development strategies including low-income housing tax credits, tax incremental funding, like-kind exchanges, and cost segregation.

As a tax principal, his responsibilities include tax consulting, compliance, and planning, as well as reviewing complex corporate, partnership, and individual tax returns for privately-held businesses and their owners.

 

 

Michael H. Jankowiak 

Audit Associate

Mike joined Vrakas as a full-time employee in 2021 after graduating from the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater. As an audit associate, he performs a wide variety of client services. His responsibilities include performing financial statement and employee benefit plan audits, as well as other assurance engagements for privately-held businesses.

 

 

Molly A. Mundinger 

Audit Associate

Molly joined Vrakas as a full-time employee in 2021 after graduating from Concordia University Wisconsin. Prior to joining the firm, she interned with Vrakas in Spring 2021. As an audit associate, she performs a wide variety of client services. Her responsibilities include performing financial statement and employee benefit plan audits, as well as other assurance engagements for privately-held businesses.

 

 

Matthew J. Brannan 

Tax Associate

Matt joined Vrakas in 2021 after graduating from Wisconsin Lutheran College. Prior to joining the firm, Matt interned with Vrakas in the Spring of 2021. As a tax associate, he performs a wide variety of client services. His responsibilities include performing income tax preparation for privately-held businesses and their owners.

 

 

John R. Walker

Small Business Accounting Intern

John is currently studying at WCTC and will be interning with our small business accounting department through May 2022 while he works to finish his degree.

As an intern, he will learn and work on compilations, QuickBooks support, payroll, and bookkeeping.

 

Welcome to Team Vrakas! 

Our future is bright.