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Deanna R. Merryfield

Partner, CPA

Deanna Merryfield, partner, has been with the firm since 2001. She specializes in professional services entities performing attest work, as well as helping clients grow and expand their businesses. Deanna provides exceptional client service through audits, reviews, and compilations.

Experience

  • Manages engagement teams to ensure quality service and products throughout the audit process
  • Practical implementation and explanation of complex accounting issues such as revenue recognition, lease accounting, purchase accounting, and employee compensation avenues
  • Assists clients with consolidations and financial reporting
  • Manages group audits and international relationships
  • Provides analysis and recommendations related to internal control environments
  • IFRS Certified
  • Employee benefit plan audit management
  • Focuses primarily on privately held business
  • Manages client relationships
  • Participates in firmwide internal audit quality inspections
  • Speaks on topics relevant to the service industry

Involvement

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Wisconsin Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • St. Bernadette Parish Festival, Committee Member
  • Amy Belle Elementary School, PTA Treasurer

Education

University of Wisconsin–Whitewater
Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting