Nicole M. Szczepanek

Nicole M. Szczepanek



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Nicole Szczepanek, a partner within the manufacturing and distribution services team at Baker Tilly has more than 17 years of experience in providing tax services at an international accounting firm, prior to joining Baker Tilly in 2017. Her experience with privately held, public and burgeoning IPOs with domestic and global footprints distinguish her as a well-rounded, highly skilled tax professional.

  • Specializes in U.S. tax accounting, planning, consulting and compliance for manufacturing and distribution, food and beverage, technology, consumer goods and private equity clients with C corporation and partnership entity structures
  • Works closely with business owners and officers to provide tax and business solutions for complex issues and transactions
  • Develops and implements tax saving strategies for clients, as well as tax projections, to help clients manage cash flow needs
  • Collaborates with other specialists across the firm to assist clients in addressing specialty tax and audit planning needs
  • Illinois CPA Society
  • Ravinia Associates, Board Member
  • Illinois CPA Society's Women to Watch Experienced Leader Award, 2022


Chicago, IL


Bachelor of Science in accountancy

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Master of Science in taxation

DePaul University