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SVA’s Gustafson Earns Advanced Defined Contribution Plans Audit Certificate

SVA Certified Public Accountants professional Mike Gustafson, CPA has earned the Advanced Defined Contribution Plans Audit Certificate from the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA).

Developed by leading subject matter experts from the AICPA’s Employee Benefit Plans Audit Quality Center, the Advanced Defined Contribution Plans Audit Certificate Exam tests the ability to plan, direct and report on these types of plan audits in accordance with the latest AICPA standards and Department of Labor and IRS requirements. In order to successfully pass the examination, one must be able to evaluate and analyze the core concepts related to client acceptance, engagement planning, engagement analysis, concluding an engagement, and guiding principles for defined contribution plan audits.

Mike is a Principal at SVA Certified Public Accountants, S.C. and a member of the SVA Business Advisory Services group and the SVA Assurance Group Executive Committee. He is also SVA’s Designated Principal for SVA’s membership in the AICPA Employer Benefit Plan Audit Quality Center. Mike provides assurance and tax services to closely held businesses of varying sizes. The types of engagements include audits, reviews, compilations, agreed upon procedures, employee benefit plan audits, and tax return preparation and planning.



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.