Brittany Leonard

Brittany Leonard



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

The Importance Of Establishing Operating Reserves

The Importance of Establishing Operating Reserves

The title “not-for-profit organization” can be somewhat deceiving and leads many to believe that these types of organizations are not
Nonprofit Financial Management Fundamentals

Nonprofit Financial Management Fundamentals

Sharpen your nonprofit management and accounting skills. Our nonprofit audit and accounting professionals walk you through the fundamentals of crucial
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
Lease Standard

The New Lease Standard is Here

The new accounting standard for Leases (Topic 842) that was issued back in 2016 is now effective for not-for-profit (NFP)
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
nonprofit presentation

ASU Standard Update: Presentation and Disclosures by Not-for-Profit Entities for Contributed Nonfinancial Assets (ASU 2020-07)

In September of 2020, the FASB (Financial Accounting Standard Board) issued a new pronouncement regarding the presentation of contributed nonfinancial