• Bachelor of Science Major in Accountancy – University of Illinois in Champaign-Urbana

Organizational Involvement

  • Member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • Member of Illinois CPA Society (ILCPAs)


  • Sheilah A. Doyle Foundation, DSWD Fosters Hope, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

Joseph DeMarco, CPA



Practice Areas – RIA firms, broker-dealers, private equity funds, and hedge funds

Joe is one of the founding partners of DSWD. His 25-plus-year career in public accounting includes serving clients in the financial and professional services industries. Joe specializes in RIA firms, broker-dealers, private equity funds, and hedge funds.

Over the years, Joe has cemented his reputation by always providing his clients with the highest level of service. Joe is a staunch advocate of consistent interaction with his clients and understanding their respective businesses. He relies on his deep experience in assurance, tax, and consulting to bring each client the most amount of value.

Joe spends his rare free time planning adventures with his family, running, learning the piano, or playing golf. His two daughters are his pride and joy.