Robert Sytsma



Bob, a partner at VSH CPAs, has been practicing in public accounting since 1979, and is a founding partner of VSH with a focus on business consultation, business valuations, and ownership transition planning. Bob is the leader of VSH’s Valuation, Transition Planning and Financial Reporting groups, where he works with a diverse set of client industries including technology, supply chain, healthcare, and services. Bob is well regarded for his business valuation services, assisting clients in mergers and acquisitions, family transitions, and ownership structure changes.

Bob enjoys working with clients to find the best entity structure for their ventures, and plan for their futures as they grow, both in business and personally.

Bob is a long time member of Rotary, and is a member of the Washington Society of Certified Public Accountants and the Technology Alliance Group.

BA, Dordt College, 1979
Golden Gate University Graduate School of Taxation
Accredited in Business Valuation (ABV)
Certified in Financial Forensics (CFF)

Fun Fact: Bob is an avid cyclist. This year, he and his wife began tandem riding, much to their mutual enjoyment.

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At Frontline, we’ve built our business on relationships. We transitioned to VSH CPAs in 2017, quickly finding alignment between our cultures, which focus on relationships and responsiveness. As we’ve  grown from a “mom and pop” to...

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People. When I think of VSH, it’s in regards to people. Their leadership. The entire VSH team. Our community. Their leadership empowering staff to engage in our community to make great decisions and be both great...

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We’ve worked side-by-side with VSH for more than 15 years, together experiencing substantial growth. Their knowledgeable skills, problem solving, and understanding of our business have helped us make better, more informed decisions. VSH runs their...

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We are very pleased with the value VSH brings to us in terms of tax and financial reporting services, professionalism and price.  They help us implement tax saving strategies and consistently bring us business strategies...

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Before I helped lead a buyout of Burlington-based Eddyline Kayaks in 2017, I’d spent 15 years working in finance in Boston, Massachusetts. I was fortunate enough to work with CPAs from all of the Big...

Scott Holley / View Testimonial

Bob Sytsma and the VSH team help me keep an eye on the financial picture so I can focus on my passion: creating and improving our products.  It is reassuring to know I have a...

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