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Derek Hilst, CPA

Audit & Assurance | Senior Manager

Derek is a Senior Manager in Wegner CPAs’ Assurance Department and leads the Rock County area office. He has over twelve years’ experience providing accounting, auditing and not-for-profit advisory services to clients throughout Wisconsin and Northern Illinois. Derek annually attends continuing professional education seminars on accounting, auditing, compliance, and tax issues related to tax-exempt organizations. Derek came to Wegner CPAs in 2009 with seven years of experience in income tax preparation and business consulting.

  • Experienced in financial audits of many different types of organizations
  • Experienced in compliance audits, including Uniform Guidance, Government Auditing Standards, and various requirements of Wisconsin and Illinois State Departments.
  • Tax-exempt financial and compliance auditing niche
  • Wrote various Timely Topic articles for clients
  • Articles published in WSAE publication, Vantage Point
  • Licensed Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in Wisconsin and Illinois
  • Member, Wisconsin Institute of Certified Public Accountants (WICPA)
  • Board Treasurer and Audit Committee Chair, Nutrition and Health Associates (Rock County Wisconsin WIC Program)
  • Member of the Janesville Morning Rotary Club
  • Bachelor of Science, Accountancy Major; Upper Iowa University

When not at work, Derek loves spending time with his family and friends. He also loves watching hockey and baseball games.