Jonathan E. Hilgendorf, CPA

Jonathan E. Hilgendorf, partner, has over 23 years of experience with 18 years in public accounting serving privately-owned construction companies and five years as a controller for a privately-held company.

As partner, he is responsible for planning, managing and supervision of professional staff in the performance of audits, reviews, compilations, and tax reporting/compliance services. He also is responsible for assisting clients in income, franchise, sales and use tax and property tax audits by Federal, State and local taxing authorities, consulting and contract compliance.

He has also been involved in many claim analysis, preparation, review and litigation support cases including a large contractor in a 1,000 + hour litigation engagement. Litigation support included assisting counsel at trial with document maintenance and assistance during examination of witnesses and depositions. Claim analysis projects for general contractors, specialty contractors, construction material suppliers, owners or owner’s representatives, including report drafting.


Bachelor of Science in Business Administration - Majors in Accounting and Economics; emphasis on Finance

Marquette University, May 1997

Continuing Professional Education - 40 to 50 hours per year

Professional Affiliations

Wisconsin Institute of Certified Public Accountants

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants

Associated General Contractors, National, Wisconsin and Milwaukee chapters

Lake County Contractors Association

Wisconsin Underground Contractors Association

Wisconsin Transportation Builders Association

Construction Financial Management Association

Surety Association

American Institute of Constructors

American Subcontractors Association

Professional Presentations

Speaker at CFMA annual accounting and tax updates - 2008 and 2009