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Danielle M. Winkle, CPA


Phone: 312.670.6204

Fax: 312.670.8301

Email: dwinkle@orba.com

“The best part about working with ORBA is not our range of expertise and capabilities, it's how we effectively apply them to listening to our clients.”


Danielle has been with ORBA since 1984, becoming a director in 1995. She is a member of the firm's Litigation Support Team, Marital Dissolution Services Team and the Technology Advancement Committee. Over her career, she has worked extensively with individuals and privately-held companies in a variety industries, including manufacturing, real estate, construction, distribution and various service industries. Danielle delivers guidance on a full range of financial and business services, including audits, reviews and compilations, cost analyses, cash flow reviews, and litigation support. Danielle also provides specialty business consulting work to help clients improve their bottom line.

When Danielle isn’t supporting or providing CFO level guidance, she is assisting clients in establish a strong financial foundation by helping them register with tax authorities, setting up the right accounting software and developing proper systems and internal controls for their financial functions. Clients frequently rely on Danielle for her expertise. Her work in the field is sought after and she often leads seminars on accounting and internal control procedures for clients and community organizations.


Danielle knows that the best way she can help clients is to listen to them and completely understand their needs. Doing so allows her to stay a couple steps ahead and effectively apply the best practices she has learned throughout her career. Her reward is seeing her clients grow their businesses year after year. Through the tough times, Danielle rolls up her sleeves and works hand-in-hand with her clients to get them through to the other side.

Outside of the Office

Outside of the office, Danielle tends to her family. Whenever the opportunity arises, she is excited to plan her next trip to a new destination throughout Europe and Asia.

Civic Activities

  • Chicago Foundation for Women
    Member, Finance Committee