About the Owner

Vishal Gandhi is a Licensed Certified Public Accountant with over 8 years of experience working with individuals, as well as small and large businesses assisting them with their financial, accounting, and auditing needs. Vishal spent five years working as an Accounting Manager in a family owned business where he monitored its’s financial activities. As an Accounting Manager, his responsibilities included generating and reviewing accurate financial statements using QuickBooks Online for the firm. This experience offered an excellent opportunity to hone his skills. He further went on to work for PriceWaterhouseCoopers (PwC) in their Chicago audit practice. After leaving PWC, he spent the next two years serving in various assurance positions for top accounting firms such as RSM US and Plante Moran. Vishal’s latest venture is starting Vishal CPA Prep, LLC where he looks to revolutionize the way CPA information is being delivered to students. His objective is to simplify the basic concepts in accounting so that the more advanced aspects of accounting will be easily understood by his students.

As a CPA Coach & Mentor, Vishal’s goal is to help students prepare for and pass the CPA Exam. Whether you are a young, recent accounting graduate or an experienced professional, we customize and tailor our approach to meet each student’s learning style and schedule. He has developed tools and approaches to tutoring that have enabled students who have previously failed the test to pass, often with strong results. Currently, he is developing eBooks and a digital platform to reach a broader audience. Helping the student achieve the goal of passing the grueling CPA exam is gratifying.
Vishal is Certified by WyzAnt, an online tutoring company that connects students with tutors who assist them with accounting topics, and CPA Exam preparation. He has 7 years of private tutoring experience. He is a graduate of DePaul University in Chicago, IL with a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting. Furthermore, he has obtained his MBA at DePaul University with a double concentration in Strategy, Execution, and Valuation (SEV) as well as Accounting.
In addition to tutoring for the CPA, it is crucial for the student to sharpen his/her Microsoft Excel skills as this is a vital skill to have in life and in the work force. Vishal offers Excel skills ranging from beginning, intermediate, and advanced Excel. Finally, Vishal offers QuickBooks training for beginners learning how to do bookkeeping for their businesses! Vishal’s personal mission is to make a positive role on the lives of others and engage his students to help them succeed. He wants to make a lasting positive impact in as many lives as possible, especially when it comes to their academic success. As a CPA coach, he achieves that goal every day.