Associations Accountants

About BGB

With clients in a wide range of industries, Barnes, Givens & Barnes (“BGB”) provides quality when meeting unique accounting needs. Our personalized service enables us to become a part of our client's working teams. Our main objectives are to provide solutions and the highest quality service, provide the best value to our clients and customize our service to your needs.

BGB, a Certificated Public Accounting firm primarily located in the Northwest Suburbs of Chicago, is the successor entity to Givens & Barnes. Givens & Barnes was formed in in 1971 by William J. Barnes Sr. and current BGB Partner Greg Palubicki. Current BGB Partner William J. Barnes Jr. joined the firm in 1989 and his son Dan Barnes joined in 2011.

Barnes, Givens & Barnes is a full service accounting firm that provides professional accounting services such as:

  • Audit
  • Tax
  • Payroll
  • Consulting services
  • Accounting and bookkeeping
  • Fiduciary Services - (executor, trustee)
  • Peer Reviews

Barnes, Givens & Barnes is a firm member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), Illinois Certified Public Accountants Society (ICPAS), Association Management Company Institute (AMCi) and Association Forum of Chicago land.


We have an excellent monthly newsletter with concise and easy to read articles to help you keep up to date with tax issues. If you want to be added to our distribution – please email and provide us with your name and address.