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Collins & Associates, S.C. is a full-service Certified Public Accounting firm licensed in WI. All our CPA's hold valid WI State CPA Certificates.
Meet Our Staff:
William E. Collins, CPA, is the principal shareholder and president of Collins & Associates, S.C. Prior to that time, he was a partner in the same firm that operated under various names. He also was with a large national CPA firm prior to joining Collins & Associates, S.C. Mr. Collins has extensive experience in auditing and specializes in management advisory services related to auto dealerships, succession planning, mergers and acquisitions, sales of businesses and estate and tax planning. He has appeared as an expert witness in numerous court cases to determine the value of businesses, retirement plans, spousal and child support in divorce lawsuits and as an expert witness and advisor for business valuations. Mr. Collins is a member of the AICPA and WICPA. He has also served as president of the Prairie du Chien Chamber of Commerce, the Prairie du Chien Downtown Revitalization Board, and the Prairie du Chien Industrial Development Corporation and was an instructor of accounting at a number of higher educational institutions. He has served on various boards as an advisor including The Freedom Honor Flight, Western Technical College Foundation and the Tax Advisory Board.
Bradley R. Berthiaume, CPA, is a shareholder and is an audit and tax specialist with Collins & Associates, S.C. Mr. Berthiaume has extensive experience in auditing various types of entities including manufacturing, not-for-profit, ERISA, housing authorities, governmental units, and specializes in auditing and tax planning. Mr. Berthiaume is a member of the WICPA, and the Prairie du Chien Rotary.
Jean A. Collins, CPA, is an officer and shareholder with Collins & Associates, S.C. Prior to that time, she was employed as a staff accountant with the firm Tostrud and Collins, S.C. Ms. Collins has experience in bookkeeping, compilations, reviews and audits of financial statements and specializes in tax planning and bookkeeping support. Ms. Collins is a member of the WICPA and served on the Prairie du Chien Chamber of Commerce for eight years, was a member of the Prairie du Chien Downtown Development Board and was a longtime member of the Prairie du Chien Women's Civic Club.
Marc A. Roen, CPA, is a tax and audit specialist. Marc is proficient in QuickBooks and other accounting software. Marc graduated from UW La Crosse with a BS in Accounting and has successfully passed the Uniform CPA exam. He has several years of experience as both a senior accountant and tax specialist. Mr. Roen specializes in small business, not-for-profits, housing authorities, tax planning, and tax preparation.
Marlene Vogt, is head bookkeeping supervisor for Collins & Associates, S.C. Ms. Vogt is an expert in both Peachtree and QuickBooks and supervises the bookkeeping staff. She also has experience in audits of government units, completion and filing of Wisconsin Report Form C and Public Service Commission Reports in addition to preparing individual, business and not-for-profit tax returns.
Cathy Bierman, is a staff accountant with Collins & Associates, S.C. Ms. Bierman specializes in Quickbooks, bookkeeping, tax preparation and planning, payroll, and assists on audit engagements.
Roberta Mason, is a bookkeeper with Collins & Associates, S.C. She is experienced in all areas of payroll, payroll taxes, year end reports and W-2s. She is also a member of our tax team.