Benes & Krueger joins Wipfli

Waukesha construction services firm absorbed by national accounting firm


Last updated on July 2nd, 2019 at 09:19 am

Waukesha-based construction services firm Benes & Krueger S.C. has joined Wauwatosa-based accounting and consulting firm Wipfli LLP as of Dec. 1.


Benes & Krueger offers dispute resolution, litigation support and forensic accounting, computer system selection and implementation, operational audits and reviews, business planning, internal controls, audit and tax services to the construction industry. Its 10 employees, including the co-founders Michael Benes and Keith Krueger, who established the firm in 1990, have joined Wipfli’s Wauwatosa office.

Wipfli has 38 branches across the U.S. and two offices in India. It offers assurance, accounting, tax and consulting services. It has more than 1,700 employees and is ranked in the top 20 accounting and business consulting firms in the country.

The firms said the combination would strengthen their audit and tax offerings and provide additional construction consulting expertise to clients.

“Businesses in the construction industry are facing unprecedented challenges and can benefit greatly from working with a firm with deep resources and expertise in their industry,” said Rick Dreher, managing partner of Wipfli. “Benes & Krueger’s services greatly complement and expand our capabilities to have a positive impact on our construction clients’ businesses. Together, Wipfli and Benes & Krueger will continue to proactively serve our construction clients as they face ever-changing needs by providing exceptional value though our expanded breadth and depth of services and resources.”

“Both Benes & Krueger and Wipfli are well established and respected service providers in the construction industry with similar cultures and approaches to client service, which makes this combination a great fit for our firms and our clients,” said Keith Krueger, co-founder and audit and tax services leader at Benes & Krueger.

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