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SVA’s Shoys Featured in WICPA Article

Sara Shoys, Talent Acquisition and Development Director with SVA, is featured in the recent edition of CPA2b, a newsletter published by the Wisconsin Institute of Certified Public Accountants (WICPA). CPA2b is geared toward college students which provides information on accounting careers, the CPA Exam and critical issues facing the CPA profession.

Sara’s article, titled Making the Most of Your Accounting Internship, discusses important tips on how to be successful in an internship.  From developing a professional network to handling mistakes to even taking care of yourself, Sara provides college students who are contemplating an internship valuable lessons on how to land an internship and be successful while they are there.

Sara is the Talent Acquisition & Development Director for SVA Certified Public Accountants, S.C. and its affiliated companies. She is responsible for leading talent acquisition, talent management, performance management, learning and development, and organization effectiveness programs firm-wide.  Sara’s professional experience includes HR business partner support, team effectiveness and employee development, recruiting and retention, and manager onboarding and integration.

To read the article, visit https://issuu.com/wicpa.org/docs/cpa2b_spring2018_issuu.


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.