William J. Link
Bill Link joined our Tax Appeal Team in 2011. Drawing on his extensive accounting and financial experience, he analyzes properties in relation to assessed values to determine appeal potential. He has successfully pursued and obtained tax refunds from the Treasurer’s Office for many clients.
Mr. Link received his B.S. degree from DePaul University and achieved a Certified Public Accountant designation in Illinois. He is a member of the American Institute of CPAs and has served on a variety of committees of the Illinois Society of CPAs, Institute of Internal Auditors and Industry Groups. Mr. Link also achieved the designations of Certified Property Casualty Underwriter and Certified Financial Planner.
Mr. Link has been in a leadership role throughout his career. He was in public accounting with KPMG for 10 years serving primarily financial services and real estate clients. He joined CNA Insurance, a major multi-line company, and held management positions in a wide range of accounting, financial, and auditing areas, retiring as a Group Vice President. Bill has also had extensive experience coordinating the activities of a real estate developer with county and local governments.
In addition, Mr. Link served as President of the Board of a private high school for three years. During his term a major construction project was completed. He was deeply involved in the cost benefit analyses as well as fund raising strategies. Mr. Link also served as Finance Chairman on the Board of Governors of a prominent west-suburban country club, achieving a balanced budget for each of the three years.