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Christine M. Anderson

Managing Partner – Growth and Specialization, CPA, CITP, CGMA
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Christine Anderson, Partner with Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP, has been with the firm since 2007 and serves as the Managing Partner – Growth and Specialization, in addition to leading the firm’s financial services practice. She has nearly 30 years of experience working within professional services and financial services organizations, including leadership roles in finance, operations, compliance and project management. In 2011, she was elected to the firm’s Board of Directors and is a member of the firm’s Management Committee. She is experienced in leading, developing and implementing strategic initiatives.

Experience

  • Works with Management Committee, Sales and Marketing and other key leaders across the organization to set and execute strategy and roadmap for growth
  • Experience guiding and executing specialization within teams, including setting and monitoring KPIs that drive measurable results
  • Seven years of experience as a senior finance leader of an international financial services organization leading financial operations, project management and internal audit
  • Active member within the AICPA ASEC helping to drive innovation and new services for our profession
  • Experience in accounting for acquisitions and performing due diligence procedures
  • Extensive experience working with regulated entities and addressing complex contractual accounting issues

Involvement

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA): Accounting Services Executive Committee, Accounting Research Advisory Group, IT Audit Task Force, and AICPA/NAIC Task Force
  • Wisconsin Accounting Examination Board (through 2017)
  • Wisconsin Institute of Certified Public Accountants (WICPA)
  • Insurance Accounting & Systems Association (IASA), Vice President (2000–2004, 2007–2015)
  • Junior Achievement Wisconsin Board
  • Wisconsin Women's Inc.

Thought Leadership

  • Instructor – American Institute of Certified Public Accountants – SOC Reporting School
  • Instructor – International Accounting for Insurance Companies
  • Instructor – U.S. GAAP for Insurance Companies
  • Guest Lecturer – University Wisconsin Madison Graduate Program – How Insurance Companies Make Money
  • Published – Fair Value – Who Decides What is Fair
  • Published – IASB and FASB Convergence and International Accounting for Insurance Contracts

Education

University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee
Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting

BTI Leadership – Chicago Booth Certificate Program

Harvard Business School – Leading Professional Services Firms