• B.S.C., DePaul University, Accountancy and Finance
  • M.B.A., Loyola University Chicago, Quinlan School of Business
  • J.D., Loyola University Chicago, College of Law
    • Cum Laude
  • LL.M., Loyola University Chicago, College of Law

Joe Stachnik has focused on tax credits/business incentives, income/franchise taxation, property taxes, and site selection in both the public and private sectors.

For more than 25 years, Joe has negotiated more than $6 billion of incentives for companies in a variety of industries.  Joe specializes in international, federal, state, and local business incentives; site selection; strategic planning; tax legislation; and public financing.  He has assisted Fortune 500 companies, middle-market firms, and municipalities in the banking, manufacturing, mining, retail, information technology, healthcare, private equity, and insurance sectors.

Joe also has extensive experience with income/franchise state tax issues, economic modeling, and advising on the strategic business issues related to corporate restructurings and credits and incentives.

An expert in his field, Joe has taught as a professor for leading Chicago-area universities, including Northwestern, Loyola-Chicago and Dominican.  A valued educator, he has taught graduate level courses including advanced accounting; business law; and state, local, federal, and international tax.  Joe lectures extensively and has written taxation articles for numerous organizations and publications.