ENGAGEMENT TEAM

KENNETH J. KOLNICKI, CPA
Partner
Email: kkolnicki@kpwcpa.com

EDUCATION

  • Bachelor of Science in Accounting, University of Illinois, Chicago Circle, 1970
  • CPA Certificate, State of Illinois, 1971
  • Member — American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and Illinois CPA Society

PROFESSIONAL HISTORY

  • Kolnicki, Peterson, Wirth LLC — 1974 to present
  • Wolf and Company — Manager — 1970 to 1974

AREAS OF SPECIAL COMPETENCE

  • Provide expertise to individually-owned businesses.
  • Provide tax planning for individuals and their closely-held businesses.
  • Provide a wide range of management advisory services to clients.

 


KENNETH W. PETERSON, CPA
Partner
Email: kpeterson@kpwcpa.com

EDUCATION

  • Bachelor of Science in Accounting, Loyola University, 1984
  • CPA Certificate, State of Illinois, 1984
  • Masters in Business Administration with Concentration in Finance and Strategic Planning,
    University of Chicago, 1988
  • Member — American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and Illinois CPA Society

PROFESSIONAL HISTORY

  • Kolnicki, Peterson, Wirth LLC — 1993 to present
  • Clifton, Gunderson & Company — 1986 to 1993
  • Hilisman, Lynch & Company — 1984 to 1986 (merged with above firm)
  • Board Member — Bank of Commerce, Downers Grove, IL — 1996 to present

AREAS OF SPECIAL COMPETENCE

  • Provide audit services to many governmental and non-profit organizations.
  • Provide litigation support services to law firms, including expert witness, valuation and calculation of lost wages and profits.
  • Provide tax planning for individuals and their closely-held businesses. Provide assistance in obtaining financing for ongoing and start-up businesses.

 


RICHARD D. WIRTH, CPA
Partner
Email: rdwirth@kpwcpa.com

EDUCATION

  • Bachelor of Science in Accounting, University of Illinois, Chicago Circle, 1980
  • CPA Certificate, State of Illinois, 1982
  • Member — American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and Illinois CPA Society

PROFESSIONAL HISTORY

  • Kolnicki, Peterson, Wirth LLC — 1980 to present

AREAS OF SPECIAL COMPETENCE

  • Provide expertise to individually-owned businesses.
  • Provide income tax planning, management consulting and estate planning for privately-owned businesses.
  • Provides a wide range of services to private sector clients.

 


MICHAEL J. ECKEL, CPA
Partner
Email: meckel@kpwcpa.com

EDUCATION

  • Bachelor of Science in Accounting, Elmhurst College, 1983
  • CPA Certificate, State of Illinois, 1984
  • Masters in Business Administration with concentration in Management Information Systems,
    DePaul University,1986
  • Member — American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and Illinois CPA Society

PROFESSIONAL HISTORY

  • Kolnicki, Peterson, Wirth LLC — 2001 to present
  • Klayman and Korman LLC 2001
  • Mulcahy, Pauritsch, Salvador and Company — 1992 to 2001
  • Berg, DeMarco, Lewis, Sawatski and Company — 1987 to 1992

AREAS OF SPECIAL COMPETENCE

  • Provide audit services to many governmental and non-profit organizations.
  • Provide litigation support services to law firms, including valuation and calculation of lost wages services.
  • Provide tax planning for individuals and their closely-held businesses.

 

GLENN BYERS, CPA, ABV
Partner
Email: gbyers@kpwcpa.com

EDUCATION

  • Bachelor of Science in Accounting, Elmhurst College
  • CPA Certificate, State of Illinois, 1984
  • Member — American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Illinois CPA Society

PROFESSIONAL HISTORY

  • Kolnicki, Peterson, Wirth LLC - 1994 to present
  • Nykiel Carlin & Co., CPA's - 1991 to 1994
  • Clifton, Gunderson & Company - 1989 to 1991
  • Kolnicki, Nuzzo & Trapani, CPA's - 1985 to 1989
  • US Department of Agriculture - 1983 to 1985

AREAS OF SPECIAL COMPETENCE

  • Systems Administrator, Windows network.
  • Provides audit services to the private sector. Provides business valuation services.
  • Provides tax planning for individuals and closely held businesses.
  • Enrolled in the QuickBooks Professional Advisor Program.


 

 

 

 

 
 
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