Brad Hermes

Construction & Real Estate Industry Vertical Leader

Brad Hermes, CPA, is the national leader of the Construction & Real Estate practice at Sikich. With a deep background in accounting services and serving private, closely-held businesses, he is able to leverage his expertise to build meaningful, strategic relationships with construction and real estate business owners. His service approach focuses on understanding and listening to management’s needs in order to provide timely and effective services, concentrated on increasing efficiency within financial reporting and analysis. Brad assists clients in areas such as:

  • Assurance and consulting services, focusing on financial statement audits and reviews
  • Aiding in increasing efficiency within financial reporting, analysis functions and other areas of business
  • Mergers and acquisitions consulting, including transaction structure, due diligence and quality of earnings reporting
  • Manufacturing and distribution services
  • Experience with technical issues relating to software developers, including revenue recognition, multiple element arrangements and software capitalization
  • Experience with Employee Stock Ownership Plans and working with ESOP-owned companies
  • Audits of employee benefit plans


  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Wisconsin Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Waukesha County Business Alliance
  • Construction Financial Management Association


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, University of Wisconsin – Whitewater

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