Chief Financial Officer • The Bartolotta Restaurants
Bill Klingsporn serves as Chief Financial Officer for The Bartolotta Restaurants, the premier restaurant and catering group in the Greater Milwaukee region. A veteran finance professional and certified public accountant, Mr. Klingsporn oversees all facets of accounting, finance, and treasury management for The Bartolotta Restaurants portfolio, including budgeting, forecasting, financial planning, and analysis. A member of the organization since 2016, Mr. Klingsporn brings to the table a strong aptitude for process improvement and team development, with operational, corporate, and unit-level experience for companies ranging from $30 million to $16 billion.
Prior to joining The Bartolotta Restaurants, Mr. Klingsporn served as Senior Director of Accounting for Milwaukee-based luxury hotel and property management brand Marcus Hotels & Resorts. He also served as Controller for Fidelity National Information Services, a role in which he was responsible for $300 million in technology infrastructure capital and operating spend of the organization; and he served as Director of Finance for IEA Constructors, handling all accounting and financial aspects of the company’s environmental division.
For eight years, Mr. Klingsporn served in high-level finance roles for Kohl’s Corporation, beginning as a Manager of Financial Planning and Analysis, ascending to Finance Manager of Logistics and Facilities, and later as Finance Director of Analysis and Administration. The latter role saw Mr. Klingsporn reporting to the Executive Vice President of Product Development in a department that generates more than $5 billion in annual sales.
Mr. Klingsporn has also held positions at Marcus Corporation, where he served as Controller and Director of Accounting, and began his career as a Senior Auditor at Ernst and Young. He holds a Master of Business Administration in International Business from Marquette University and a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting from the University of Wisconsin – Whitewater.