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Deb Norwicke, a Shareholder at WilkinGuttenplan, joined the firm in 1988. She provides accounting, tax compliance, tax planning, and other consulting services to closely held and family-owned businesses. She has extensive experience in servicing clients in a variety of industries including medical and dental practices and professional service firms.

One of Deb’s areas of focus is succession planning. She works with business owners to determine a desired exit strategy, advanced planning, internal accounting resources, due diligence process, tax minimization, and transition process to new owners.

Licenses & Certifications:

  • CPA License: New Jersey

Professional and Civic Achievements:

  • Member of the New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants (NJCPA)
  • Member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • Member of the New Jersey Medical Group Management Association (NJMGMA)


  • Deb graduated with a Bachelor of Science from Rider University. Deb continues her education through regular CPE and educational seminars.


What excites you most about the future of your industry?

The constant changing environment of the business world. It allows for us to advise our clients on a myriad of issues – and no two days are ever the same!

What is your favorite part of the culture at WG?

The ability to develop the career you seek – and to be surrounded by those individuals who not only can help you achieve your goals but are truly interested in doing so.

If you weren’t an accountant/consultant, what would you be?

I would be a food critic that travels around the world reviewing restaurants.

What’s your proudest professional achievement?

I am proud of being the first employee to go from intern to Shareholder and for being the first COO of the firm.

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