Brittany Leonard

Brittany Leonard

CPA, Partner

Phone: 608.793.3123
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About Brittany

Brittany is the Partner-in-Charge in the Firm’s La Crosse office. In this role, she provides audit services to nonprofit organizations, tax credit projects, commercial enterprises, and private schools. She is the chairperson for the Firm’s nonprofit services group and a member of the Firm’s Audit and Accounting Committee.


“When receiving nonprofit audit services, you can expect friendly and personalized assistance to meet your compliance needs and promote growth in your organization.”

Brittany Leonard, CPA

Areas of Focus

Commercial Accounting and Auditing

Tax Credit Projects

Educational Agency Audits

Nonprofit Audits


Bachelor of Business Administration, Accounting and Information Systems, University of Wisconsin-La Crosse

Certified Public Accountant

AICPA Advanced Single Audit Certificate


Professional Affiliations

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants

Wisconsin Institute of Certified Public Accountants


Community Organizations

Young Professionals of the Coulee Region



Wisconsin Council for Affordable Rural Housing



Recent Posts by Brittany

non-profit status

7 Ways to Lose Your Non-Profit Status

Non-profits work very hard to gain 501(c)3 status. Once received there are several things that a 501(c)3 (organization) should avoid
Nonprofit Financial Management Fundamentals

2023 Nonprofit Financial Management Fundamentals Event

Sharpen your nonprofit management and accounting skills. During this event, our nonprofit financial professionals and consultants will walk you through
Name Differences

A Common Mistake: Name Differences

Schools are required to verify the parent/guardian names on residency and income documentation match with the Online Application System (OAS)
grant revenue

Grant Revenue and Income Recognition

In 2018, the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) issued ASU 2018-08 which provided clarifications on how non-governmental organizations should recognize
Functional Expense

Recap of Requirements and Common Errors in Functional Expense Reporting

With the implementation of FASB Accounting Standards Update 2016-14 several years ago many organizations were introduced to the concept of
Capital Campaigns: Where to Start and What to Avoid

Capital Campaigns: Where to Start and What to Avoid

Most not-for-profit entities have at least considered running a capital campaign at one point, but many do not know where

Choice Program Requirement Update

Throughout the last few weeks, the Department of Public Instruction (DPI) has been working on due date extensions and additional

Navigating the Challenges of COVID-19: What Should You Do Now?

During this unprecedented time, almost all organizations and businesses are facing current challenges, from stay-at-home orders to employee layoffs. This
New Reporting Requirements for Restricted Cash

New Reporting Requirements for Restricted Cash

In November 2016, the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) issued Statement of Cash Flows – Restricted Cash (ASU 2016-18), to