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SVA Welcomes New Talent Acquisition & Development Director

Sara Shoys has recently joined SVA has the firm’s new Talent Acquisition & Development Director.

This newly created position within SVA is responsible for leading talent acquisition, talent management, performance management, learning and development, and organization effectiveness programs firm-wide. Sara will assist team members with recruiting, onboarding into the organization, and career development.

Sara’s professional experience includes HR business partner support, team effectiveness and employee development, recruiting and retention, and manager onboarding and integration. She has supported HR activities for corporate acquisitions, providing support on day one and beyond to ensure seamless integration for new employees. She also has extensive in-person and virtual facilitation experience with small and large groups.

“We are extremely excited to have Sara join SVA in this new position,” stated Carl Schultz, President and CEO. “With her experience and expertise, we will be able to recruit and retain talented staff members, allowing our team to continue to deliver measurable results.”  


Since our inception in 1974, we have focused on developing long-standing business relationships. As our clients’ businesses and personal interests have grown, we have increased our service offerings to meet their expanding needs.

Now over 40 years later, SVA and its affiliates are recognized leaders offering a wide range of professional services including audit and accounting, tax, business information technologies, wealth management, trust and estate administration services.

The cornerstone of SVA will always remain the same, providing service and value to help our clients achieve measurable results, while exceeding their expectations. SVA is not only dedicated to the clients we serve, we are dedicated to the communities we serve, maintaining a long tradition of involvement and support.

SVA is headquartered in Madison, Wisconsin, employs over 300 staff, and has additional offices in Milwaukee and Appleton, Wisconsin and Rockford, Illinois.