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Denise L. Benesch



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Denise is a Director in FGMK’s Healthcare Practice and has over 30 years of public accounting experience. Denise brings structure to the most challenging client assignments, while consulting on strategy and operations. She is known for her thorough approach to help clients reorganize their financial affairs and to create efficient operational controls and procedures to manage their businesses effectively. Once systems are in place, Denise continues to work with clients on retirement and employee benefit plans, tax planning, succession planning, employment contracts, compensation strategies, budgets, personnel issues and other areas to maximize their bottom line and maintain their business.

Denise’s industry experience includes healthcare, real estate, and service industries.

She began her career with FGMK in 1988. In 2004, she opened her own boutique accounting firm which provided services to healthcare and other professional service industries for a decade before rejoining FGMK in 2014.

Education and Certifications

  • B.S., Accountancy, Northeastern Illinois University
  • Certified Healthcare Business Consultant (CHBC)
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)

Professional and Civic

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • Illinois CPA Society (ICPAS)
  • Jeremy Stom Remembrance Foundation, Board Member
  • National Society of Certified Healthcare Business Consultants (NSCHBC)
  • St. Vincent DePaul Society – Lake Zurich Council