Sherwin A. Brook, CPA & Member of the firm at BrookWeiner LLC, selected as “Top CPA of the Year” for 2016-2017 by the International Association of Top Professionals (IAOTP)!

CHICAGO, IL – 7/26/2016 (PRESS RELEASE JET) — Sherwin A. Brook CPA, CGMA, Member of the firm at BrookWeiner LLC, was selected as “Top CPA of the Year” for 2016-2017 by the International Association of Top Professionals (IAOTP).

While inclusion with the International Association of Top Professionals is an honor in itself, only a few members in each discipline are chosen for this distinction. These special honorees are distinguished based on their professional accomplishments, academic achievements, leadership abilities, longevity in the field, other affiliations and contributions to their communities.  All honorees are invited to attend the IAOTP’s annual award gala at the end of this year for a night to honor their achievements.

With over 49 years of professional experience serving his clients business and financial needs, Sherwin has certainly proved himself as an accomplished professional and expert in the financial industry.   First beginning his career as audit manager at Arthur Andersen and Company in 1967-1972, Sherwin quickly climbed the ranks accepting the position of Controller at Inland Robins Construction, to becoming Auditor Manager with Touche Ross.  Taking the culmination of all his experience, Sherwin A. Brook opened one of the most outstanding, prestigious firms in the greater Chicago area, BrookWeiner, LLC in November of 1977.

BrookWeiner, LLC is a highly regarded Certified Public Accounting Firm with highly trained, knowledgeable, and bright professionals in the field serving their clients. Sherwin’s key responsibilities for the firm include, business consulting, risk assessment, and legal support services for numerous corporate and individual clients from family businesses to clients of high net worth.   The firm’s success gave them the highest rated peer reviews for over 25 years and they have also made the approved list of CPA firms for attestation services.  The firm’s outstanding reputation attracts clients from all types of industries.  Sherwin represents clients in the financial services, real estate, banking, construction, manufacturing and professional services industries.  He has acted as special advisor to legal counsel on numerous matters and he is able to advise his employees on audit and professional service related issues in the areas of business advisory, succession planning, mergers and business startups.  The firm has expanded their tax practice internationally and expanded their audit practice to include hedge funds in order to stay on top of the shifting and changing of the financial services industry.

Sherwin has hosted Chicago Based Networking Groups which have provided opportunities to business professionals since 2006.  In 2015 he organized the Chicago Mentors Society to help young professionals learn to better communicate within the business community, and to build their networks early in their careers.

Sherwin has been recognized worldwide for his outstanding leadership and commitment to the profession and is also a sought-after speaker, sharing his knowledge and expertise with various networking groups in the greater Chicago area.  He was selected as Top Professional of the Year by the International Association of Who’s Who; selected as Pinnacle Professional of the Year by Continental Who’s Who; named “Top CPA of the Year” for 2016 by the International Association of Top Professionals, and has also been featured in ICE magazine.  Mr. Brook remains active in his community as a member of the American Institute of CPA’s, Illinois CPA Society, Mid-Size Practice Committee for the Illinois CPA Society, is on the peer review oversight committee for the Illinois CPA Society, and he is also the Director of the Anti-Defamation League, which is an organization dedicated to eliminating all forms of discrimination regardless of race, religious beliefs, or sexual orientation.

Sherwin graduated from Northern Illinois University earning his Bachelor of Science and Arts Degree in Accounting in 1967 and then attended Northwestern University-Kellogg School of Management for post graduate studies. 

Looking back, Sherwin attributes his success to his hard work, perseverance and passion for helping people.  For the future he will continue to grow the firm, continue to grow as a professional, help his community, and continue to make a difference in peoples’ lives.

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The International Association of Top Professionals (IAOTP) is an international boutique networking organization who handpicks the world’s finest, most prestigious top professionals from different industries.  These top professionals are given an opportunity to collaborate, share their ideas, be keynote speakers and to help influence others in their fields. This organization is not a membership that anyone can join.  You have to be asked by the President or be nominated by a distinguished honorary member after a brief interview. 

IAOTP’s experts have given thousands of top prestigious professionals around the world, the recognition and credibility that they deserve and have helped in building their branding empires.  IAOTP prides itself to be a one of a kind boutique networking organization that hand picks only the best of the best and creates a networking platform that connects and brings these top professionals to one place.

For more information on IAOTP please visit

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