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Appleton, Wisconsin

  • Construction & real estate
Service Experience
  • Strategic federal tax
  • Tax
  • State & Local Tax

Rick Stezenski




Executive summary


Rick Stezenski is a principal in the Tax Services practice with more than 18 years of experience. Prior to joining Grant Thornton, Stezenski spent over 11 years at a Big Four accounting firm. Stezenski’s clients are typically multistate or international operations. He specializes in handling complex federal tax planning matters for public and private companies. During his career, Stezenski has worked on many federal tax planning projects, and he leads the state’s federal income tax planning group. Stezenski specializes in accounting methods, Section 199 and income taxes.




Professional qualifications and memberships


  • CPA — Wisconsin
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Wisconsin Society of Certified Public Accountants




Community involvement


  • Appleton Education Foundation, Executive Committee






  • Master's of Taxation, University of Minnesota — Minneapolis  
  • BBA, Accounting, University of Wisconsin — Eau Claire

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