Sikich Admits Three New Partners

Naperville, Ill.-based Sikich (FY15 net revenue of $116.6 million) announced that it has admitted three professionals to the partnership: Joy Duce, Anthony Cervini and Brad Hermes.

Duce leads the firm’s human resources consulting practice, Cervini provides audit and accounting services to local governments, and Hermes specializes in accounting services for midsize, private companies.

“As our firm continues to expand across the country, a strong group of partners is crucial to our long-term success,” says Sikich CEO Jim Sikich. “Our new partners consistently provide superior customer service and innovative solutions for their clients. They are proven experts and leaders, and will continue to make strong contributions to the firm.”

Duce, who has more than 15 years of HR experience, helps companies across industries with strategy, risk and compliance, benefits, compensation, talent management, employee relations, performance management, and recruiting and onboarding. With her promotion, she will be PIC of the firm’s HR consulting services.

Cervini has more than 11 years of experience completing audits of local government entities, including counties, municipalities, park districts and community colleges. He also has experience in internal controls, agreed-upon procedures, and other assurance and advisory services.

With nearly 20 years of experience in public accounting, Hermes provides audit, assurance and consulting services to private companies across industries, including manufacturing and distribution and software development. He has experience auditing employee benefits and addressing technical issues, such as revenue recognition and software capitalization.

Cervini and Duce work in Naperville, Ill. Hermes works in Brookfield, Wis.