Douglas K. Berry



Areas of Expertise

Audit & Assurance

Real Estate Consulting

Partnership Taxation

On The Job

Douglas is a Principal at SVA Certified Public Accountants. He works for both for-profit and nonprofit organizations operating in and around the broad real estate industry. Douglas serves as the Designated Audit Quality Partner for SVA’s membership in the Governmental Audit Quality Center of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

Douglas works with clients on tax and accounting projects including financial statement audits, partnership tax return filings and management advisory consulting projects. In addition, Douglas provides exempt organizations with tax planning and return preparation, financial statement preparation and other management advisory services.

Douglas often assists organizations with special projects including consulting on organizational governance, internal controls and transaction planning. He uses his knowledge and experience to help organizations strengthen overall accounting functions and internal controls as well as assists clients with other organizational needs.


  • University of Maryland - Baltimore County - Bachelor of Science


  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
  • Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA)

Speaking experience

  • Wisconsin Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • A Home for Everyone Conference
  • SVA Nonprofit Business Briefings
  • Connect Information Technology Conference
  • Wisconsin Nonprofits: Tax & Business Answers (a National Business Institute Seminar)
  • University of Wisconsin - Madison
  • University of Wisconsin - Whitewater


  • The Right Angle

Professional memberships affiliations & activities

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • Wisconsin Institute of Certified Public Accountants (WICPA)
  • Accounting Today’s Executive Research Council Member

Civic & Community Involvement

  • Board Member, Jewish Federation of Madison
  • Nominating Committee and Past President and Treasurer of the Western Wisconsin Chapter of JDRF
  • Past Treasurer Seminole Pool & Tennis Association, Inc.
  • Past Treasurer Natural Heritage Land Trust (formerly Dane County Natural Heritage Foundation)
  • Leadership Greater Madison 11 - Member


Douglas and his wife Alexandra have three children. Outside SVA, Douglas enjoys singing in the choir, biking the trails with his kids and watching movies.

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The following is a partial list of the topics Douglas covers:

  • Accounting, Tax and Governance For Nonprofits
    • Ensuring your nonprofit tax exemption status
    • Understanding how activities may impact your tax exempt status
  • Risk Management and Fraud Prevention Through Internal Controls
    • The role of internal controls in protecting your company’s assets
    • Exploring the tools to reduce risk of fraud
    • Protecting your company from data loss and theft

Douglas has spoken to audiences at:

  • A Home For Everyone Conference
  • Connect Information Technology Conference
  • National Business Institute (NBI)
  • University of Wisconsin – Madison
  • University of Wisconsin – Whitewater
  • SVA educational seminars and webinars

Awards and Affiliations

Forbes Names SVA as 2021 America's Best Accounting Firms


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