Experts in Accounting, Technology and Financial Speaking


If you are looking for highly qualified speakers for your next meeting, webinar, educational roundtable or expo, SVA has assembled an exceptional group of subject matter experts to address your needs. These are business professionals with established public speaking experience in a broad range of industries and niche areas.


For more information please contact: Bonnie Bailey - - 608-826-2378

Craig Billings - CPA, ABV, CFF, ASA / Valuation Analyst

Craig Billings

Craig is a Valuation Analyst at SVA Certified Public Accountants, S.C. and leads the valuation practice in the firm’s Madison office. He is responsible for the performance and oversight of engagements in litigation and consulting matters involving valuation, damages, tax and financial issues and has valued numerous businesses in a variety of industries that span the economic spectrum.

The following is a partial list of the topics Craig covers:

  • The Why and How of Business Valuations
  • Understanding Intellectual Property Valuation
  • Make the Most of Intangible Asset Valuation
  • Understanding Economic Damages
  • Financial Analysis and Valuations Go Hand-in-Hand
  • How Can Forensic Accounting Help You

Craig has spoken to audiences at:

  • American Society of Appraisers (ASA) – Wisconsin Chapter
  • Dane County Bar Association
  • Milwaukee Bar Association
  • National Business Institute (NBI)
  • Various law firms
  • Various trade associations

Joel Nettesheim - CPA, CVB, PFS / Principal

Joel Nettesheim

Joel is a principal at SVA Certified Public Accountants, S.C. and member of the Business Advisory Services group. Joel helps clients improve their company profitability and protects their interests by clearly understanding their future goals. He works closely and proactively with clients with an emphasis in business and income tax planning. This approach results in better management of their business and personal assets to help them reach their life goals. Joel is a Certified Value Builder™ (CVB). His expertise with the Value Builder System™ helps businesses develop a strategy to improve the value of their company.

The following is a partial list of the topics Joel covers:

  • How the Selection of Business Entity Impacts Your Taxes
  • Building Company Value Using The Value Builder System™
  • The Eight Key Drivers for Building Business Value
  • Business Exit Planning Strategies
  • Estate Planning - The Power of Trusts
  • Estate Planning - The Dynamics of Estate Planning
  • Financials Made Simple
  • The Business Cycle - Creating The Path To Success

Joel has spoken to audiences at:

  • Milwaukee Bar Association
  • Biz Times Family and Closely Held Business Summit
  • BizStarts Milwaukee
  • Succession Planning Advisors of Wisconsin
  • Business Growth Advisors
  • Diversified Insurance Seminar Series
  • Council of Small Business Executives (COSBE)
  • Sunbelt Business Bankers Seminar Series
  • Metropolitan Builders Association (MBA)
  • Brookfield Chamber of Commerce
  • Various financial institutions
  • Milwaukee Entrepreneurs and Investors Forum
  • SVA Plumb Financial Annual Investment Forum