Appleton, WI, - Bruce Bain, CPA joined the Appleton office of SVA Certified Public Accountants, S.C. as Director of Business Advisory Services effective January 21, 2015.

Bruce is a native of Northeast Wisconsin. With his wide range of accounting, tax and management advising expertise, he will advise family-owned and closely held businesses.  Bruce has extensive experience in the areas of construction, manufacturing and distribution, as well as auditing not for profit entities.

He shares the same philosophy as SVA in providing clients with high quality and timely professional services. Based on his 25 years of public accounting experience, SVA will be able to expand the industries and services offered out of the Appleton office.  More recently, Bruce was the CFO of a local manufacturing company where he provided oversight on financial and strategic matters for the owner's multiple companies.

"We are excited to have Bruce join SVA. His background as a former CFO for the past 3 years gives him a unique perspective on the needs and challenges of closely held companies," stated Dawn Johanknecht, Principal-in-Charge of the Appleton office. "SVA will be able to expand on the services currently offered in Appleton while exemplifying SVA's commitment to the Fox Cities community."  

About SVA:

The Fox Cities office expanded into Neenah in 2008 and now resides in Appleton, Wisconsin. 

Since our inception in Madison, Wisconsin in 1974, we have focused on developing long-standing business relationships.  As our clients' businesses and personal interests have grown, we have increased our service offerings to meet their expanding needs.

Now over 40 years later, SVA and its affiliates are recognized leaders offering a wide range of professional services including audit and accounting, tax, business information technologies, medical billing and coding, wealth management, trust and estate administration services.

The cornerstone of SVA will always remain the same, providing service and value to help our clients achieve measurable results, while exceeding their expectations.  SVA is not only dedicated to the clients we serve, we are dedicated to the communities we serve, maintaining a long tradition of involvement and support.

SVA is headquartered in Madison, Wisconsin, employs over 400 staff, and has additional offices in Milwaukee and Appleton, Wisconsin and Rockford, Illinois.

Visit SVA's website for more information.

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