About the Presenter:
Daniel Rahill, CPA, JD, LL.M, CGMA
Daniel F. Rahill is a Managing Director at Wintrust Wealth Management, where he works with clients to determine their financial objectives and develop strategies for their tax, estate, investment, philanthropic, and family capital needs. Dan works closely with shareholders and their privately-held businesses on mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, and succession planning. He also advises wealthy families on tax minimization, wealth preservation, and family office management.
Previously, Dan was with KPMG for 27 years, where he held numerous leadership roles over his 21 years as a tax partner, including tax managing partner of the Chicago Metro Business Unit and trustee of the KPMG Foundation. He served as the lead partner on many of KPMG’s high-profile multinational accounts, privately-held companies, and family offices. Prior to KPMG, Dan practiced law in Chicago, specializing in tax and estate planning. He began his career in audit with Ernst & Young.
Dan frequently lectures to CPA societies, bar associations, family office organizations, trade and industry groups, and universities. He is often published and interviewed in the media, including Chicago Tribune, Crain’s Chicago Business, ABC7, WBBM Radio, Yahoo Finance, and the Illinois CPA Society’s Insight Magazine. Dan is currently President of the Illinois Chapter of the American Academy of Attorney-CPAs, the Financial Planning Association of Illinois and the Chicago Estate Planning Council. He is a former chairman of the Illinois CPA Society, and serves on three academic advisory boards and several nonprofit boards and committees.
Dan graduated from the University of Notre Dame with a bachelor’s degree in accounting, received his law degree and a master of laws in taxation (LLM) from the DePaul University College of Law, and is admitted to practice law before the United State Tax Court.