Steve Lipton

2501 West Beltline Highway
Madison, WI 53713

Tel: 608.270.2925

Areas of Focus

  • Working with organizations’ senior leadership to determine and execute strategy
  • Coaching organization leaders on addressing root cause issues that impair success
  • Helping organizations understand the impact of technology on improving their operations and how to implement effective technology governance
  • Developing innovative methods and products to improve organizations’ productivity
  • Developing and delivering training programs




Northern Illinois University
  • Master of business administration degree
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • Bachelor of arts degree

Steven P. Lipton


Steve Lipton serves in several leadership roles, helping Wipfli LLP’s clients achieve their mission and improve their outcomes.  His roles include leading the firm’s nonprofit and government practice, a diverse group of accounting and consulting professionals deeply focused on the needs of nonprofit organizations and units of government; serving as Wipfli’s growth and innovation leader, helping to foster the firm’s development of leading-edge services and delivery methods; and leading the delivery of organization development and governance consulting services to the markets Wipfli serves.  In addition, he has served as vice chair of Wipfli’s board of directors.  In his spare time, Steve enjoys amateur photography, especially photographing events.


  • In Business Magazine’s Executive Register
  • Published in Journal of Accountancy
  • Sage Reseller of the Year

Professional Memberships and Activities

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) - Member
  • Association of Information Technology Professionals (AITP) - Member
  • Boys and Girls Club of Dane County - Board member and past board chair
  • United Way of Dane County Board Governance Training Committee - Member
  • Jewish Federation of Madison - Board member
  • Temple Beth El - Board member and vice president
  • Leadership Greater Madison - Member