Echales, Benjamin, & Simkin L.L.P. is a full service certified public accounting and consulting firm providing expertise in a wide variety of areas. We are a progressive, energetic firm, closely involved with our clients and responsive to their needs. It is this attitude that has helped us
contribute to our clients success.
By combining our expertise, experience and the energy of our staff, each client receives close personal and professional attention and is served by the expertise of our whole firm. We take pride in giving you the assurance that the personal assistance you receive comes from years of advanced training, technical experience and financial acumen.
We provide total financial services to individuals, large and small businesses and other agencies.
To see a listing of our services, please take a moment and look at our services page. Because we aquire new business from the people who know us best, client referrals have fueled our growth in recent years.
Our primary goal as a trusted advisor is to be available to provide insightful advice to enable our clients to make informed financial decisions. We do not accept anything less from ourselves and this
is what we deliver to you. We work with several alliances to satisfy and exceed any of your business needs. Our continual investment of time and resources in professional continuing education, state-of-the-art computer technology and extensive business relationships is indicative of our commitment to excellence.
Our high service quality and “raving fan” clients are the result of our commitment to excellence.
We will answer all of your questions, as they impact both your tax and financial situations. We welcome you to contact us anytime.
WE LISTEN, WE SOLVE PROBLEMS. WE SATISFY THE NEEDS OF YOUR BUSINESS.
ROBERT K. ECHALES, CPA
Bob graduated from Northern Illinois University in 1979, where he received a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting, and is a licensed Certified Public Accountant in the States of Illinois and California, since 1981 and 1984 respectively. His experience in both public accounting and the private sector formed a strong foundation for his career. Through a series of successions and mergers, Bob became partners with Paul Benjamin in 1988, and they joined with Edward Simkin in 2007 to form Echales, Benjamin & Simkin, L.L.P.
Bob believes in the value of relationships and views each one like a partnership. His goal is to not only take care of his clients’ needs, but to exceed their expectations. Bob has been married since 1989 and has two children. In addition to his passion for family and profession, Bob enjoys working out daily and long distance bike touring.
Bob advises clients on a variety of issues ranging from individual tax planning, wealth management, progressive business planning, corporate and partnership concerns, qualified retirement plans, IRS representation, business acquisition and sale, estate and trust matters, and elder care services. Business industries served include manufacturing, wholesale, retail, professional services organizations (physicians, attorneys, and consultants), real estate operators and developers, and outdoor advertising.
He has also received his designation as a Personal Financial Specialist (PFS) in 2001. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Illinois CPA Society, and the California Society of CPA.
5214 Main Street, Suite 200
Skokie, IL 60077