William H. Wiersema, CPA, Principal

Bill Wiersema is an Audit Principal with Miller Cooper. In addition to audit services, Bill provides specialized consulting services, including M&A due diligence and transaction support, and consulting in strategy, realignment, costs, reporting, financing, and operations for manufacturing, distribution, technology, service, and finance companies. His experience has global reach as he has assisted international entities with their locations in Asia, Europe and Latin America.

RELEVANT EXPERIENCE:   Bill’s clients include middle market companies, private equity groups, and financial institutions. In the area of M&A Services, he has assisted with acquisitions, sales and mergers in diverse industries. He has conducted specialized collateral audits for banks and other institutions. Bill has designed cost systems for companies in a variety of industries. He has also prepared research and development tax credit studies.

Bill has written several books, including The Miller Manufacturing, Distribution and Retail Guide for CCH,and hundreds of articles. He is a frequent speaker and presenter for various organizations, including most recently the Alliance of M&A Advisors (AM&AA) and the Chicago Bar Association.

EDUCATION AND PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES:  Bill is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate in Economics from Northwestern University and before joining Miller Cooper, was a Graduate Fellow in Accounting at the University of Illinois. Bill serves on the Midwest Chapter Committee of the AM&AA.  He is a member and has served on the Board of Directors of the Association for Corporate Growth (ACG) and Midwest Business Brokers and Intermediaries (MBBI). He is a member of the AICPA and the ICPAS.

Contact Bill Wiersema at bwiersema@millercooper.com via email or at 847-205-5000.