Sikich Promotes Five to Partner, Hires Two Partners

Naperville, Ill.-based Sikich (FY12 net revenue of $76.4 million) has admitted five professionals as partner: Joe Kulek, Lisa Lutz, Andrew Paoni, Colleen Redington and Michelle Usher.

Kulek was most recently a senior manager in the firm’s Springfield, Ill., office, and is PIC of construction services. Lutz was most recently a senior tax manager in the firm’s Naperville, Ill., office, and is a member of the construction services team. Paoni, previously a financial advisor at Sikich Financial, provides financial planning and wealth management services to individual, corporate and non-profit clients. Redington is the professional services manager in the firm’s Microsoft Dynamics AX practice. She works out of the firm’s Denver office. Usher was most recently a senior manager in the firm’s Springfield, Ill., office. She serves clients in the construction, retail, real estate and manufacturing and distribution industries, as well as individuals, non-profit organizations, trusts and estates.

In addition, the firm recently hired Tom Harty and Elena Mossina as partners. Harty leads the Chicagoland- and Milwaukee-area practice for the retirement plan services group. He was previously the practice leader for JMG Financial Group. Mossina is PIC of the firm’s international tax practice, and is a tax attorney with experience advising U.S. multinational clients. Prior to joining Sikich, she was a tax attorney with a large international Chicago-based law firm.
“Uniting our new partners with our existing leadership will undoubtedly generate fresh ideas and initiatives, expanded technical capabilities, and enhanced client service — all of which will create new opportunities for the firm and deliver extraordinary results for our clients,” says James A. Sikich, MP and CEO.