The WICPA Board of Directors represents the membership, exercises leadership, participates in strategic planning, and approves the annual WICPA budget, bylaw amendments, selection of auditors, and other actions relating to organizational governance. The board consists of 15 members.
The WICPA is seeking Board member applications for the 2016-2017 fiscal year. Open Board member positions include Chair-elect, one (1) Secretary/Treasurer, three (3) Directors and one (1) AICPA Council.
To apply, click here to complete the Board member application. Submit your completed application and resume to Jessica Murphy, WICPA Executive Relations Manager, by Nov. 13, 2015 to be considered for an open position, by the WICPA Nominations Committee.
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WICPA Board of Directors
Jean M. Hansen, CPA, MBA, CGMA
Steve G. Handrick, CPA, CGMA
Joy L. Hertlein, CPA, CGMA
Lucien A. Beaudry, CPA, J.D.
Kyle J. Beld, CPA
Ryan J. Hanson, CPA, CGMA
Katherine L. Hauser , CPA, CGMA
William L. Komisar, CPA, J.D.
Matthew A. Los, CPA
Scott D. Miller, CPA, ABV, PFS, CVA
Gregory L. Ryan, CPA
Wendi M. Unger, CPA
Nicholas S. Lascari, CPA, CGMA, CEA
13400 Bishops Lane, Suite 300
Brookfield, WI 53005
(Term Effective Oct. 2015)
Jean Hansen, CPA, MBA, CGMA - Chair
Jean M. Hansen, CPA, MBA, CGMA is the vice president of finance at Manitowoc Tool & Machining, LLC in Manitowoc. Hansen has been a member of the WICPA since 1996 and currently serves on the Finance Committee and Membership Advisory Committee. She lives in Two Rivers with her husband, Jeff, and has two adult children, Sarah and Dane and enjoys spending time with her granddaughter, Grace.
Steven G. Handrick, CPA, CGMA - Chair-elect
Steven G. Handrick, CPA, CGMA is the managing partner of Hawkins Ash CPAs, LLP. Handrick has been a member of the WICPA since 1982, was on the board of directors from 2005–2008, and was a member of the WICPA’s Credit Union Committee. He has been chair of the AICPA’s PCPS Large Firm Group since 2012. He is a past president of the Rotary Club of Green Bay and its current treasurer, plus treasurer for Rotary District 6220 and Rotary International Midwest PETS. He lives in De Pere with his wife, Mary, and has four adult children and two grandchildren. He enjoys spending time with his family, vacationing in the Caribbean and watching the Green Bay Packers.
Joy L. Hertlein, CPA, CGMA – Secretary/TreasurerJoy L. Hertlein, CPA, CGMA, is the chief financial officer of New Berlin Plastics in New Berlin. Hertlein has been a member of the WICPA since 1987 and currently serves on the Institute’s CPAs in Industry Fall Conference Task Force. She has also served on the WICPA Board of Directors, Finance Committee, Nominations Committee, Executive Search Committee, and the CPAs in Industry Spring Conference Task Force. Hertlein lives in New Berlin with her husband, Jerry, and has three teenage children, Michael, Emily and Andrea.
Lucien A. Beaudry, CPA, J.D. - Director
Lucien A. Beaudry, J.D., CPA is a shareholder in the law firm of Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren s.c., in Milwaukee. Lucien is chair of the firm’s Federal Tax Planning and Executive Compensation teams. He has been a member of WICPA since 2009 and currently serves on its Federal Tax Committee and the Tax Conference Task Force. He lives in Elm Grove with his wife, Hollie, and his two children, Mason and Lily.
Kyle J. Beld, CPA – Director
Kyle Beld, CPA is a Controller at Fleming Development. A WICPA member since 2008, he serves as a member of the Institute’s Young Professionals Committee, Public Policy Committee and Excellence Awards Committee. He has also participated in the WICPA High School Educator Symposium. Kyle and his wife, Sara, live in Lodi and have three children, Walter, Vivian, and Eleanor.
Ryan J. Hanson, CPA, CGMA – DirectorRyan J. Hanson, CPA, CGMA is the financial accounting manager at MGIC Investment Corporation in Milwaukee. Hanson, a WICPA member since 2004, serves as a member of both WICPA Public Policy Committee and Competency Enhancement Task Force. He is the current chair of the Institute’s CPAs in Industry Fall Conference Planning Task Force, of which he has been a member since 2007. Outside of the WICPA, he teaches financial literacy and coaches youth sports. He lives in Brookfield with his wife, Amanda, and their two children: Evan and Haydan Mae.
Katherine L. Hauser, CPA, CGMA – DirectorKatherine L. Hauser, CPA, CGMA is the accounting supervisor at Price Engineering Company, Inc. in Hartland. A WICPA member since 2001, she has served on the Institute’s CPAs in Industry Fall Conference Planning Task Force since 2007. When not working, she enjoys reading, sports and music.
William K. Komisar, CPA, J.D. – Director
William L. Komisar, CPA, J.D., is a partner in the accounting and tax departments of Komisar Brady & Co., LLP. Komisar specializes in tax planning and consulting with a diverse range of business and individual clients. He has been a member of the WICPA since 1980 and is past chair of the WICPA Educational Foundation. Komisar is also a past chair of the Jewish Home & Care Center and its foundation. Also, he currently serves on the audit and compliance committee of Children’s Hospital as well as on a number of other organizations including private foundations. Komisar is the 2015 recipient of the WICPA Excellence Award for Public Service. Komisar and his wife, Becky, live in Mequon and have three grown children.
Matthew A. Los, CPA - Director
Matthew Los, CPA is a Corporate Controller at Badger Magnetics, Inc. in Milwaukee. Los, a WICPA member since 2008, serves on its Young Professional and Excellence Awards committees and volunteers with other local organizations. He and his wife, Amy, live in Mukwonago and have two children, Natalie and Jacob.