Member Of The Year
Title : Managing Partner
Company Name: Brookweiner LLP
Industry : Accounting
Location : Chicago,United States
Specialty : Business Advisory; Auditing; Mergers & Acquisitions; Succession Planning; Public SectorBiography :
Sherwin Brook is a Managing Partner of the CPA firm BrookWeiner. A Chicago based CPA firm with a professional staff of approximately forty, they perform attestations and handle business and personal taxes for business owners and wealthy individuals. In conjunction with this, he provides financial service advice to assist in the implementation of wealth transference and retirement planning. This service is available to both BrookWeiner clients and non-clients as well. Over the last decade BrookWeiner has expanded their services to areas that are more typical of significantly larger firms such as GSA auditing, forensic accounting, risk assessment, SOC 1 reporting, system documentation and international taxes. Four years ago they entered the FINRA arena when they became PCAOB reviewed and inspected, receiving the highest peer review ratings and an inspection report without comment. BrookWeiner now provide audit and tax services for Broker/Dealers, Hedge Funds, TPA’s and RIA’s. They have provided surprise internal control reviews for custodial RIA’s as well. Representing clients in 28 states and 15 foreign countries, their staff is proficient in Chinese, Russian, various Indian dialects and Spanish. Their professional staff includes CPAs, CFEs, CVAs, and government certified auditors. It is Sherwin’s role as Managing Partner to set the firm’s strategic business goals whilst maintaining the continued development of their professional staff. To that end they have encouraged their staff to become involved with various organizations and activities that would help develop both their technical and business skills. Through an eight year period of sponsoring networking groups, the staff of BrookWeiner have been exposed to the concept of building relationships throughout the community encouraging participation in outside charitable and business organizations. They are constantly expanding their scope of practice whilst providing the highest quality services to those they currently represent. Sherwin is affiliated with the Illinois CPA Society, the American College of Forensic Examiners, is a Board Member of the Anti Defamation League, a Broker with Penn Mutual and a Certified Valuation Specialist. With an MBA from Northwestern University, a BSA in Accounting from Northern Illinois University and over 37 years of experience in the financial industry, he is a distinguished and formidable executive.