James Winikates

James Winikates is the CFO of Commercial Business Group, Co.. Mr. Winikates is also a certified public accountant and a Big Four retired partner of KPMG LLP. Mr. Winikates brings review and approval of capital projects from Presence Health, which he served as Chair of the Finance Committee. At KPMG, Mr. Winikates was responsible for audit engagements for a variety of businesses, with principal emphasis on publicly-held companies engaged in technology related businesses, financial services, and manufacturing and distribution, and participated in feasibility study engagements for senior living facilities. He has also authored several professional articles, made presentations on accounting and auditing topics to a number of organizations, and was chairman and/or a member of several committees of the Illinois CPA Society. He previously served as chairman of the Better Business Bureau of Chicago and Northern Illinois. Mr. Winikates has a B.S.C. from DePaul University and an M.B.A. from Dominican University.