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About Us

About Our Firm

For more than 45 years, Cordano, Severson & Associates, Ltd. has been providing quality, personalized financial guidance to local individuals and businesses Will & surrounding counties. Our expertise ranges from basic tax management and accounting services to more in-depth services such as audits, financial statements, and financial planning.

Cordano, Severson & Associates, Ltd. is one of the leading firms in and throughout the area. By combining our expertise, experience and the team mentality of our staff, we assure that every client receives the close analysis and attention they deserve. Our dedication to high standards, hiring of seasoned tax professionals, and work ethic is the reason our client base returns year after year.

Staff Of Cordano, Severson & Assoc., Ltd.


  • Donald Cordano, Enrolled Agent (EA), in practice for more than 45 years, Professor-Emeritus at Lewis University (Prof. of Accounting 35 years). Bachelors Degree from Lewis University and Masters of Taxation from Depaul University. Serves on multiple Board of Directors in community.
  • Greg Severson, Enrolled Agent (EA) & Certified Public Accountant (CPA). Bachelors Degree from College of St. Francis. Co-Founder of Will Buy Locally, Inc. and serves on multiple Board of Directors. Preparing taxes for clients since 1983.
  • Robert Fournier, Senior Staff Accountant, Enrolled Agent (EA). Bachelors Degree from Lewis University. Preparing taxes for more than 34 years (with firm since 1978).
  • Jerry Brune, Individual Tax Manager, retired from the IRS after 31 years, has been with us since 2010. Jerry also teaches income tax seminars to accountants thruout the state for the University of Illinois.
  • Linda Schweers, Accounting Manager, Bachelors Degree from Lewis University. Working with our clients since 1982.
  • Karen Voudrie, Office Manager, Started with firm in 1980.
  • Jennifer Clark, Staff Accountant, Bachelors Degree from Northern Illinois University. Started with firm in 2000
  • Markus Hagmann, Corporate Tax Manager, Bachelors & Masters Degree from Univ.of St. Francis, Started with firm in 2007
  • Rheanon Gabriel, CPA, MBA from Lewis Uniiversity. More than 6 years of tax experience.
  • Lori Nell, EA, with more than 12 years of tax experience working with small businesses.
  • Jodi Little, IT Manager, Bachelors Degree. Started with firm in 2000
  • Multiple other team members to support your needs.