Scott M. Elesh, CPA

847.580.4100 x.117
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Scott provides tax and accounting services for clients in a number of industries including construction, real estate development and management, low-income housing, and common interest realty associations. He also serves those in not-for-profit organizations, proprietary educational institutions, as well as manufacturers and wholesalers.

With extensive experience in both the compliance and financial audits of proprietary educational institutions that participate in Federal Title IV programs, Scott has a unique insight into the relationship between the financial operations of a school and its compliance with applicable regulations.

Scott is also experienced in the preparation of financial projections and forecasts for real estate projects.

In addition to his client responsibilities, Scott performs technical reviews of financial statements issued by the firm, assists in the firm’s implementation of technical accounting and auditing standards, and serves on the firm’s accounting and technology committees.

Practice Areas
Real Estate & Construction, Not-for-Profit, Career Colleges, Manufacturers & Wholesalers

B.S., Accountancy, University of Illinois-Urbana-Champaign

Certified Public Accountant, 1985

Professional Activities
American Institute of CPAs
Illinois CPA Society

How do you want to be remembered?
As someone with honesty and integrity.

What music/bands do you like to listen to?
Pink Floyd, Led Zeppelin, The Beatles, Jimmy Buffett (with a margarita in hand).

What do you most look forward to?
Warm weather and a great steak dinner!

When you’re not at work, what do you enjoy doing?
Spending time with friends and listening to music.