Scott Sternhagen

Senior Manager
P: 920-455-4132

Scott joined Schenck in 2006 and is responsible for performing the field work of audits for municipalities and school districts in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan and Wisconsin. He has experience performing utility rate studies and preparing the financial statements, Public Service Commission Reports, State Financial Report Forms, and the Schedule of Federal and State Awards for municipalities and school districts. Clients he has worked with include:

Cities, villages and towns

  • City of Algoma 
  • City of Antigo
  • City of Brillion
  • City of De Pere
  • City of Green Bay
  • City of Iron Mountain
  • City of Niagara
  • City of Oconto
  • City of Peshtigo
  • Village of Bellevue
  • Village of Denmark
  • Village of Saukville
  • Village of Suamico


  • Brown
  • Florence
  • Forest
  • Langlade
  • Marinette
  • Oneida
  • Vilas

Housing commissions

  • Iron County Housing Commission
  • Park Manor
  • Woodland Manor

School districts

  • Appleton Area School District
  • Goodman-Armstrong Creek School District
  • Norway-Vulcan Area Schools
  • School District of Florence County
  • School District of Niagara
  • Beecher-Dunbar-Pembine School District

Technical colleges

  • Fox Valley Technical College
  • Northeast Wisconsin Technical College
  • Moraine Park Technical College


  • Algoma Utilities
  • Green Bay Water Utility


Northern Michigan University, BA, Accounting and Computer Information Systems

Certified Public Accountant, Wisconsin and Michigan

Professional memberships

  • Michigan Association of Counties
  • Michigan Municipal League
  • Wisconsin Government Finance Officers Association
  • Wisconsin Institute of Certified Public Accountants
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