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Annette M. Hipkiss CPA

Annette M. Hipkiss, CPA

Principal  |  Belleville


annette.hipkiss@scheffelboyle.com  |  618.233.2641


Areas of Expertise

  • Audit & Assurance
  • Accounting Practices
  • Peer Reviews

Specialty Industries

  • School Districts
  • Governmental Entities
  • Non-Profit Agencies
Education & Certifications
  • B.S.B.A., Accounting, Eastern Illinois University, 1980
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA), 1983



Secret to Success: “Your customer doesn’t care how much you know until they know how much you care.” –Damon Richards



Annette has over 34 years of public accounting experience and specializes in audits of closely-held companies, nonprofits, school districts, and local governments. Annette also utilizes her extensive skillset to conduct Peer Reviews of other accounting firms as part of the Illinois CPA Society’s Practice Monitoring Program. She serves as a great resource for not only her clients, but also her coworkers at Scheffel Boyle. Her business acumen and professional abilities are assets to the firm.


Annette grew up and still lives in Belleville where she raised her three kids with her husband, Jim. In her spare time, Annette enjoys golfing, tennis, and spending time with her growing family, as her first grandchild is expected to arrive in 2015. After retirement, she wants to travel the world and see more of the beautiful national parks throughout the U.S.



Community Involvement, Past & Present

  • Greater Belleville Chamber of Commerce, Member
  • Optimist Club, Member

Professional Organizations

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • Illinois CPA Society (ILCPAS), Executive Board Member-Peer Review Board
  • State of Illinois Peer Review Subcommittee, Board Member


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