As a Principal at DHJJ with more than 15 years of experience in public accounting, Nicholas Brooks serves many businesses in a variety of industries including those in marketing, interior design, consulting, staffing, printing, and packaging, as well as manufacturers and distributors.

Nicholas offers tax planning strategies for businesses and individuals, along with controllership services, and business advisory services including budgeting and cash flow planning, accounting systems support, payroll and human resources, and succession planning.

The first in his family to go to college, Nicholas has a dual degree, a Bachelor of Business Accountancy and a Bachelor of Science in Information Management from Western Illinois University. He is a member of the AICPA and Illinois CPA Society. In addition, Nick serves as the treasurer of the St. Charles Chamber of Commerce.

When Nicholas isn’t helping his clients solve complex problems, he enjoys spending time with his wife and two daughters in Hampshire, IL, and cruising around in his 1969 Dodge Charger.

Fun Facts


  • When Nicholas was 5, he wanted to be an astronaut, but after having a great accounting teacher in high school, he knew he wanted to become a CPA.
  • Speaking of that classic car, it’s not the only one in the family. He and his dad have sequentially numbered 1969 Dodge Chargers.
  • Nicholas loves being outside, especially if he gets to go mountain biking. And since he has a need for speed, his favorite dessert is No-Bake cookies.