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

Douglas Berry - CPA, CGMA / Principal-in-Charge Assurance Services

Douglas Berry

Douglas is the Principal-in-Charge of our Assurance Services Group and member of our professional accounting staff in the Real Estate Consulting Group. He is a member of the Governmental Audit Quality Center of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and serves as our firm’s Designated Audit Quality Principal.

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

  • Accounting, Tax and Governance For Nonprofits
  • Make The Most Of Affordable Housing And Low-Income Housing Tax Credits
  • Risk Management And Fraud Prevention Through Internal Controls

Douglas has spoken to audiences at:

  • A Home For Everyone Conference
  • Connect Information Technology Conference
  • National Business Institute (NBI) Seminar
  • University of Wisconsin – Madison
  • University of Wisconsin – Whitewater
  • SVA Leadership Symposium
  • SVA Nonprofit Business Briefings
  • SVA educational seminars and webinars

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