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Welcome to Team Vrakas!

We are excited to welcome our three newest hires – Bob Freese, Nicole Rice, and Sarah Curtis! 

 

Robert E. Freese, CPA – Tax Principal 

Bob joins the firm with over 20 years of experience in the public accounting field. His responsibilities include reviewing complex corporate, partnership, and individual tax returns, along with tax consulting, compliance, and planning for privately-held businesses and their owners.

Throughout the years, Bob has developed expertise in tax planning strategies to assist both businesses and individuals focused on reducing overall tax liabilities. Specifically, Bob specializes in providing expert tax compliance and consulting services for the manufacturing and distribution industries.

 

Nicole C. Rice, CPA – Audit Manager 

Nicole joins the firm with eight years of experience in providing accounting and assurance services. She has four years of public accounting experience with significant experience serving the nonprofit, construction, and real estate industries and four years of industry experience.

As a manager in the audit department, Nicole is responsible for performing various audit, review, and benefit plan tasks for privately-held businesses. She works full-time at our Kenosha office.

 

Sarah Curtis – Small Business Accounting Intern 

Sarah is currently studying at WCTC and will be interning with our small business accounting department through December while she works to finish her degree.

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