SVA Certified Public Accountants’ Joel Nettesheim is listed in the January issue of Forbes Magazine as a ‘Five Star Investment Professional Award’ winner.  This is Joel’s sixth year winning a Five Star award.


Now in its 16th year, Five Star Professional conducts in-depth, market-specific research in more than 45 markets across North America to identify premium service professionals. Accountant award candidates are identified through client, peer, and firm nominations and industry qualifications, and then evaluated on 10 objective eligibility and evaluation criteria such as experience, client retention rates, billing realization rates and level of focus in taxation and other accounting services.


Joel is a principal at SVA Certified Public Accountants, S.C. and member of the Business Advisory Services group. Joel helps clients improve their company profitability and protects their interests by clearly understanding their future goals. He works closely and proactively with clients with an emphasis in business and income tax planning. This approach results in better management of their business and personal assets to help them reach their life goals.


“Our entire team is extremely proud that Joel has been selected as one of this year’s Five Star award recipients,” states Barbara Ecklond, Principal-in-Charge of the Milwaukee office.  “Joel works hard to build long-term relationships with his clients.  Being recognized with this award is a testament to Joel and the dedication he has in guiding clients toward achieving their business goals.”


About SVA

Since our inception 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, 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 300 staff, and has additional offices in Milwaukee and Appleton, Wisconsin and Rockford, Illinois.