Oak Brook 312.345.6201 | Merriville 219-769-6000 pschimmel@hmscpatax.com

Pete Schimmel

Peter T. Schimmel, CPA, MST
Senior Managing Member
Tax Services

Peter T. Schimmel is the managing partner of Hegre, McMahon & Schimmel, LLC
specializing in Tax Services. Pete serves as chairman of the sales and marketing
committee as well as a member of the finance committee. He has nearly twenty-five
years of experience specializing in middle-market clients and has worked at such firms as
Deloitte & Touche, LLP and Klayman and Korman, LLC. He has experience in
corporate and individual taxation, including tax planning and consulting tax compliance,
and mergers and acquisitions.

Pete has experience in working with a variety of clients, including corporations,
partnerships, estates, and individuals, and a variety of industries, including real estate
investors, real estate developers, distributors, consumer products companies,
manufacturers, retailers, service providers, and franchisers. Pete has diverse pro-active
experience dealing with and assisting the owners and officers with the taxation for
privately held companies as well as value-added service suggestions that assist the clients
he represents in becoming financially, operationally, and tax-efficient.

Pete has been instrumental in acting as a sounding board for management and acting as a catalyst for
positive-oriented change for those companies that are in need. He also consults on
financial and operational issues. He is an expert in mergers and acquisitions for both
buyers and sellers in due diligence and tax structuring and has experience in handling
mergers and acquisitions in the computer, chemical manufacturing, and wholesale
industries. Pete’s experience is a combination of the technical expertise offered at a big
four firm and the level of service and commitment offered by a mid-sized firm.


M.S.T. – University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee
B.B.A. – Accounting, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee
Professional Organizations
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants