Matt Wise, CPA, CIA   

Assurance Practice Leader | Assurance Partner | Entrepreneur Advisor

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Who I work with

As Aprio’s Assurance Practice Group Director, I work closely with a diverse group of clients across multiple industries, however my stated industry specialty is real estate. I serve as an advisor to privately-held organizations and work with business owners, shareholders, CFOs, CEOs and controllers. Our middle market clients are seeking Big Four expertise delivered with cost efficiency and close personal attention – and that is exactly what we deliver. Regardless of the role of my client or the scale of their business, I engage as a partner to provide the highest level of customer service.

My specialty

I have 20+ years of experience serving clients from startup to exit throughout the US and internationally. My specialties include accounting, financial reporting and internal controls and I have deep expertise in contract review and diligence for real estate business acquisitions.

I lead a team of motivated assurance professionals who find clients additional tax savings in over 50% of our audit engagements.


Unique things about me

I get great satisfaction in providing actionable insights and identifying business opportunities that might not have been considered before. I am fanatical about delivering results and I love what I do.

  • Advised clients in over $500 million in business combinations over the last 10 years.
  • Advised in accounting, financial reporting and internal controls of clients in over 10 industries with combined estimated market capitalization in excess of $2.5 billion.
  • Provided contract review and analysis of over 100 contracts for two clients in 2018 alone.
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When I am not at work

As a dedicated husband and father of two. I am an avid chef and skilled child chauffeur. I am a former board member and treasurer at the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation and actively support Earthshare of Georgia.

People say I am

I have been described as calm, innovative, forthright and pragmatic.


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