Dean R. Hedeker, CPA, RFC, JD
Dean Hedeker is a leading Chicago CPA and authority on estate and tax planning. He has more than 30 years’ experience helping business owners and families grow, protect, and pass on their hard-earned money through tax planning, estate planning, and investment management services.
Hedeker received his bachelor’s degree (BA) and juris doctor (JD)—both with highest honors—from DePaul University. He is licensed to practice law in Illinois and Pennsylvania and is a member of the Chicago Bar Association and Illinois CPA Society. He was admitted to the Bar of Supreme Court of Illinois in 1981, the United States District Courts and the United States Tax Court.
Along with serving as a leading Chicago CPA and tax attorney, Dean Hedeker is a Registered Financial Consultant (RFC), managing the wealth of more than 80 families worldwide. He also serves on the Board of Governors of the American Academy of Estate Planning Attorneys, the preeminent member organization for estate planning attorneys in the nation.
Dean Hedeker has made presentations at more than 500 events attended by legal, financial, and healthcare professionals and has been a featured source for WBBM’s Noon Business Hour, WGN Radio, WLS Chicago, and CBS 2 Chicago. He has co-authored and has been a contributing author for several books on taxes and estate planning, including:
- Cut Your Tax in 2010 (And Preserve Your Legacy) (Co-Author)
- Strictly Business: Planning Strategies for Privately Owned Businesses (Contributing Author)
- Total Wealth Management: The Definitive Guide to Estate and Financial Planning (Co-Author)
- Love, Money, Control: Reinventing Estate Planning (Contributing Author)
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