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John E. Straus, CPA

John joined the firm in August, 2014 with over twenty three years of public accounting experience.  His practice emphasizes providing income tax planning and preparation services to closely held businesses, business owners, individuals, and not-for-profit organizations.  He consults with business owners concerning various accounting issues; and provides auditing, review, and compilation services.

John earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree in Accounting at the University of Arizona.  John is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Illinois CPA Society.  He is a past member of the LaGrange Chamber of Commerce and has served on the Darien School District's Citizens Advisory Committee. 

When not working, John enjoys spending time with his family, attending and sometimes coaching at his boys' sporting events, and exploring the outdoors.  John is an avid fisherman, and competes in several fishing tournaments every year.  He is a current board member and past treasurer of Salmon Unlimited of Illinois and of the Salmon Unlimited Conservation and Charitable Trust.