Steven Pullara, CPA, Partner, Appointed to WICPA Board of Directors

The Wisconsin accounting and business advisory firm, Smith & Gesteland, is pleased to announce that Steven Pullara, CPA was recently named to the Board of Directors of the Wisconsin Institute of Certified Public Accountants (WICPA).

The WICPA was established in 1905 and has long been the premier professional organization for Wisconsin CPAs. The organization boasts nearly 8,000 members in a variety of sectors, including business and industry, public practice, government, and education. Its mission statement lays out the group’s goals of serving the diverse needs of its members, enhancing professional competency, promoting the value of members and the profession, advocating on behalf of the profession, and building community among members. For more information, visit www.wicpa.org.

“We’re proud to be able to say that a partner from our firm serves on the board of the WICPA,” said William M. Pellino, CPA, ABV, CVA, Managing Partner of Smith & Gesteland. “Steven has been an active member of the WICPA for many years—we’re pleased to see his hard work and devotion pay off in this way.”

Pullara has been with Smith & Gesteland since 1983. He currently serves as a partner and is co-chair for the firm’s construction and real estate practice groups. As an expert in the construction and real estate industries, Steven provides clients with financial management and strategic business planning advisory services, tax planning and compliance services, and compilation and review engagement services.

Pullara holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree with concentrations in Accounting and Finance from the University of Wisconsin – Madison. In addition to his long-term membership in, and now service on the board for, the WICPA, he served as President of the WICPA Southern Chapter in 1996-1997. He is also a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), the Construction Financial Management Association (CFMA), and the National Association Remodeling Industry (NARI). Pullara lives in Madison with his wife, Patti.