Katy L. Sommer, CPA


Katy Sommer is a partner and member of the firm’s nonprofit team. Since joining the firm in 1993 and becoming partner in 2002, Katy has focused on nonprofit audit and financial management. 

As a parent and an active community member, Katy serves on the board of directors for Milestones, Programs for Children, Wisconsin Women=Prosperity and the Young Nonprofit Professionals Network - Greater Milwaukee Chapter. She also volunteers her time to manage the intake and accounting of money for the AIDS Resource Center’s annual AIDS Walk Wisconsin.  Previously, Katy served as an instructor at the Nonprofit Center of Milwaukee and was involved with Junior Achievement of Wisconsin, where she shared her experiences and provided economic education to students in grades K-12.

In 2008, Katy was named among Milwaukee’s emerging generation of leaders as one of The Business Journal’s “Forty Under 40,” which recognizes people who are making a difference in their professions and communities.

She received her bachelor’s degree in accounting from the University of Wisconsin — La Crosse. Katy is a member of the American and Wisconsin Institutes of Certified Public Accountants.

To talk with Katy about your organization, call her at 414-390-1178 or e-mail katy@ritzholman.com.

“The nonprofit sector is a different culture. I understand it, and I’m committed to it.”