RKL LLP has named Partner Daniel J. Nickischer, CPA, CCIFP®, leader of the firm’s Small Business Services Group. In this role, Nickischer will lead a team of RKL advisors dedicated to serving the tax, accounting and financial needs of small business owners, and direct firm wide efforts related to quality control, client service and workforce development in this service area. He succeeds James H. Ostrowski, CPA, who led the Small Business Services Group for seven years and remains a partner with the firm.
“We congratulate Dan Nickischer as he embarks on this opportunity to help shape our firm’s future, advance our strategic objectives and enrich the lives of our team and clients,” said RKL CEO Ed Monborne. “We also acknowledge Jim Ostrowski’s leadership and contributions to the growth and evolution of the Small Business Services Group over the past seven years.”
With nearly two decades of accounting experience, Nickischer specializes in compiled and reviewed financial statements; employee stock ownership plan accounting; and corporate, partnership and individual tax services. Since joining RKL in 2015, Dan has helped business owners throughout Pennsylvania and beyond establish sound financial processes and achieve their unique goals.
Nickischer earned the Certified Construction Industry Financial Professional (CCIFP®) designation in January 2020. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Construction Financial Management Association. Nickischer holds a B.S. in Accounting from West Chester University and a B.A. in Criminal Justice from the University of Pittsburgh. He resides in Amity Township with his wife and his daughter.