Susan Ball

Business Development Executive
P: 414-465-5547

Expertise

  • Business development
  • Marketing planning

Susan specializes in cultivating relationships with owners and executives of middle market companies. She has 20 years of experience in commercial banking and oversaw the establishment of the Milwaukee bank for American National Bank & Trust Company of Chicago, which is part of JP Morgan Chase today.

Susan is responsible for developing business with middle market companies/organizations in southeastern Wisconsin. She is able to draw on her financial background to understand clients’ accounting, tax and business consulting needs. Susan works closely with Schenck’s professionals to provide outstanding client service. She also provides marketing guidance and training within Schenck’s Milwaukee office.

Susan and her husband have 3 children. Susan enjoys hiking, cross country skiing, biking and cooking. She has an interest in helping children of the inner city become contributing members of the community.

Accomplishments

  • By initiating dialogue with a multi-faceted middle market company, she defined and filled a need for fraud detection services, more timely fieldwork and delivery of year-end audit and tax reports, proactive tax advice as well as more cost-effective employee benefit audit services.
  • A review of Schenck’s value-added services with a prospective manufacturing client led to further discussion and implementation of a property tax review in multiple states which resulted in estimated savings in excess of $100,000 a year.

Education

Indiana University Bloomington, MBA, Finance & Marketing

Indiana University Bloomington, BS with Honors, Finance

Professional memberships

  • Manufacturing CFO Discussion Group, Co-Founder
  • Women in Finance, Founder
  • Community involvement
  • Our Next Generation, Development Committee
  • Crossroads Presbyterian Church Legacy Giving Team

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What our clients say

“Schenck has provided invaluable service and advice to me, to Johnsonville Sausage, and to the entire Stayer family for the past 11 years. I have found the Schenck team to be extremely proactive in strategy and their client service is second to none. They are more than an accounting firm; they are true partners in our success.” - Ralph Stayer, CEO, Johnsonville Sausage, LLC
“It is nice to work with a regional accounting firm that is focused on companies our size. We are treated like an 'A' client. Our audit committee is impressed with Schenck’s candid feedback and the strategic direction they provide. The leaders on the job are consistent and take the time to understand our business and our goals.” - Bob Kamphuis, CEO, President, Chairman of the Board, Mayville Engineering Company, Inc.
“Schenck has served as a key player in FEECO’s success over the years. Our business has grown and expanded to serve new markets, and Schenck has the depth of personnel to continue to meet our increasingly complex accounting and tax needs. I appreciate their timely and responsive service throughout the year.” - Dan Madigan, President, FEECO International