Abe Leis

Abe Leis

CPA, Managing Partner

Phone: 608.793.3131
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About Abe

Abe Leis is the firm’s Managing Partner, based in La Crosse, WI, the firm’s headquarters. He joined Hawkins Ash CPAs in 1998 after starting his career as an intern. He became Managing Partner in 2016 and oversees the firm’s ten offices and the daily management of the firm.

Abe also serves clients and has extensive knowledge and experience working with commercial entities, real estate entities, tax credit projects, retirement plan audits and private school audits.


“I emphasize the importance of proactive, prompt, and timely service at a reasonable fee to my clients. It’s what they’ve come to expect from me. We strive to promptly respond to their needs and collaborate with them to find optimal solutions.”

Abe Leis

Areas of Focus

Commercial Audit and Tax

Real Estate Entities

Retirement Plan Audits

Tax Credit Projects

Private School Audits


Bachelor of Science, Accounting, University of Wisconsin-La Crosse

Certified Public Accountant

AICPA Advanced Defined Contribution Plans Certificate

Professional Affiliations

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants

Wisconsin Institute of Certified Public Accountants

Eide Bailly Alliance Member

G400 Member

Recent Posts by Abe

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