Meet Our Partners
Schultz & Chez is a full-service Certified Public Accounting firm licensed in IL. All our CPA's hold valid IL State CPA Certificates.
MEET OUR PARTNERS:
Edward B. Chez
Eddie is the Managing Partner of S&C and has been with the Company since 1972. He has a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics and a Master’s Degree of Science in Accounting from the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania. In addition, he holds a Juris Doctor of Law Degree from Northwestern University School of Law. Eddie has participated on various panels and symposiums covering topics of tax and accounting matters. Eddie has also been an adjunct professor at the Stuart School of Business Illinois Institute of Technology in the Financial Markets and Trading graduate program. Eddie worked with entrepreneurs and high net worth families to develop sound business practices, income and estate tax planning, asset protection as well as traditional accounting and tax services for all tax reporting entities. Eddie specializes in IRS Representation, Regulatory Compliance and Litigation Support.
Bruce has over 35 years of experience working in the financial services industry. Prior to joining S&C in 1989, he was a Partner at an international CPA Firm specializing in Financial Markets clientele, and servicing clients in that firm’s Chicago and Wall Street offices with functions in the audit and management consulting departments. He also was previously employed as the CFO at a national options arbitrage firm. A graduate of DePaul University with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting Degree, he has served on multiple professional committees including the CBOE’s Financial Regulatory Committee and the Illinois CPA Society’s Broker-Dealer Committee. In addition to overseeing the Assurance Practice at S&C, he also performs litigation support, forensic accounting, business valuations and various advisory assignments.
Rich graduated from DePaul University with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting Degree and a Master of Science in Taxation Degree. He is a Tax Partner specializing primarily in Tax Services. His practice areas include High Net-Worth individuals, Corporations, Partnerships, and Tax-Exempt Entities in various industries.
Anna B. Richards
Anna graduated from DePaul University with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting Degree and Master of Science in Taxation Degree. She is a Tax Partner and also oversees the firm’s Consulting Practice. Her specialties include IRS Representation, Forensic Accounting and Litigation support. She is a Finance Oversight & Review Committee Member of Oak Park Elementary School District 97 and a Member of the Illinois CPA Society CPA Exam Award Task Force. She is a Certified Fraud Examiner, Certified Specialist in Estate Planning and Certified Specialist in Retirement Planning.