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John D. Krause

Partner, CPA
920 739 3360

John Krause, partner with Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP, has been with the firm since 1990. John specializes in the construction and real estate industry. He has extensive experience assisting industry clients with financial reporting and analysis and personal and business tax consulting as well as succession planning. Additionally, John serves as the Market Leader for Northeastern Wisconsin, where he helps drive new business development activities, including events, sponsorships, participation in professional membership organizations and community involvement.


  • Specializes in tax planning and consulting for construction/real estate industry clients
  • Develops and implements tax saving strategies for business owners
  • Analyzes cost-effective strategies to help businesses minimize costs and maximize resources
  • Provides entity choice analysis and planning for businesses
  • Works with closely-held family businesses to develop and implement business succession plans


  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • Wisconsin Institute of Certified Public Accountants (WICPA)

Thought Leadership

  • Fox Cities Performing Arts Center: ­Board Member, May 2012 – present, Treasurer, May 2014 – present, Secretary, May 2014 – present
  • Boys and Girls Club of Oshkosh: Board Member, January 2009 – present, Past President, January 2017 – December 2018, President, January 2015 – December 2016, Vice President, January 2012 – December 2014, Treasurer, January 2009 – December 2011
  • YMCA of the Fox Cities: Board Member, April 2011 – present, President, April 2016 – March 2018, Vice President, April 2014 – March 2016
  • United Way Fox Cities: Board Member, April 2018 – present


University of Wisconsin–Oshkosh
Bachelor of Business Administration in accounting