Wipfli announced that Sattell, Johnson, Appel & Co. (SJA) merged with the firm effective Dec. 1. This is the fifth firm to join Wipfli this year and the second Milwaukee-based firm to join Wipfli in the last 12 months. 

“We are pleased to be joining forces with Sattell, Johnson, Appel & Co., a well-respected firm with a long history of serving businesses, nonprofit organizations, and individuals in the Milwaukee area,” said Rick Dreher, Wipfli’s managing partner. “This combination will benefit Wipfli by further strengthening our resources and market presence in Southeastern Wisconsin, which has always been a key market for us. The combination presents Wipfli with opportunities to further add to our talented team of professionals and build on our already strong client base of privately held businesses, nonprofit organizations, and high-net-worth individuals.”  

Founded in 1954, SJA is an accounting, audit and tax firm headquartered in Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin. The firm provides accounting, audit, tax and financial planning services with a strong focus on serving privately held businesses, nonprofit organizations and high-net-worth individuals. As part of this combination, 33 SJA professionals, including three shareholders, have joined Wipfli.