About Us

E. C. Ortiz & Co., LLP was established in Chicago as a sole proprietorship in 1974.  The firm was restructured to become a limited liability partnership in 2003.

The firm is licensed to do business as a CPA firm in the State of Illinois and has extensive experience of over forty (40) years in accounting, auditing and management consulting and tax services and over twenty (20) years in federal, State and local government audit services including financial audit and compliance examination in accordance with the Office of the Auditor General’s State Audit Guide, the Single Audit Act and the Uniform Guidance.  The firm has been a major team member in the completion of several State agencies’ financial audit and compliance examinations since 1989.  The firm is a member of the AICPA's Governmental Audit Quality Center.

E. C. Ortiz & Co., LLP services government entities as well as closely-held businesses and their shareholders.  For over thirty-five (35) years, the firm has continuously provided top quality and personalized services across a wide range of industries and markets.  The professional staff have varying degrees of experiences in the fields of federal and State compliance audits, health care claims compliance audit, financial audit and accounting.  Our commitment is to provide the highest quality services while retaining a highly responsive and close relationship with the clients.  The firm and its professional staff are anchored on the following shared core values that underlie the organization’s thought process and actions: integrity, teamwork, mutual respect and innovation.

E.C. Ortiz & Co. LLP is certified by the Illinois Department of Central Management Services as a qualified small business.  The firm is also listed as a certified Minority Business Enterprise of the State of Illinois - Department of Central Management Services, the Chicago Minority Business Development Council, Inc., the City of Chicago and Cook County and was pre-qualified by the Illinois Office of the Auditor General since March 31, 1990.