About B&T Accounting | Meet The Staff | Tax Consultants

As CPA tax consultants, combined, Alfio Tognocchi and Dave Blockowicz, have over 70 years of experience in providing effective and timely tax, accounting and financial planning services. B&T has extensive experience in working with closely held companies, executives, high net-worth individuals and international tax reporting matters.

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Alfio C. Tognocchi, CPA
Managing Partner

Alfio Tognocchi worked for Arthur Andersen (“AA”) in their Chicago office for 12 years and four years with KPMG as a tax partner in their Dallas and Houston offices. He was the partner-in-charge of KPMG’s international executive services practice in Houston and a tax manager on the Abbott international assignment program at AA.

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    David J. Blockowicz, CPA
    Managing Partner

    After 25 years with Arthur Andersen, 13 as a partner, Dave commenced his career as a sole practitioner providing accounting and tax services to high net worth individuals and closely heal entities.  Dave has continued to distinguish his professional career working in the area of corporate and partnership taxation.

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      MEET THE STAFF MEMBERS

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      Tara Fortunato, CPA
      Professional Tax Consultant

      Tara Fortunato has been a CPA since 1985, after graduating Cum Laude from Marquette University. After twelve years working at Arthur Andersen, she started her own tax practice. In 2008, she joined Blockowicz & Tognocchi, LLP.

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        Karen Kalichman, CPA
        Professional Tax Consultant

        Karen Kalichman

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          Carole Sullivan, CPA
          Professional Tax Consultant

          Carole Sullivan

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            Lisa Smith
            Professional Tax Consultant

            Lisa Smith has been with the B&T Oakbrook office as a Professional Tax Consultant since 2017.  She graduated with a CPA from the University of Illinois with a degree in Accountancy, then an MMA  from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management.

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              Gina Werner
              Office Manager

              Gina Werner

                OUR FORMULA, STATEMENT
                OUR PRIMARY GOAL…
                To be a trusted advisor to our clients

                “The results reported on our clients’ tax returns are a by-product of our consulting services provided throughout the year.” 

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                Elise Tognocchi
                Media Administrator

                Elise Tognocchi