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Daniel E. Buttke

Partner, CPA
920 739 3348

Dan Buttke, partner with Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP, has been with the firm since 2005. Prior to joining Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, Dan worked for a national firm, specializing in audits of financial services companies. He dedicates his time exclusively to the firm's insurance practice.


  • Specializes in audit and consulting services to clients, with specific focus in the health and P&C insurance industries
  • Experience in GAAP consolidation and reporting of NAIC-mandated statutory filings
  • Assists in design, implementation, and testing of internal control procedures as a result of Sarbanes-Oxley and the NAIC Model Audit Rule
  • Served as interim director of both financial reporting and financial planning and analysis for $1 billion health insurer
  • Oversees internal audit function for $500 million health insurer
  • Performs Quality Assessment Reviews on internal audit functions’ conformance with Institute of Internal Auditors International Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing
  • Provides consulting services and insights regarding best practices surrounding Own Risk Solvency Assessments for insurance companies
  • Leads the firm’s Industry Center of Excellence – Technical committee for the insurance industry


  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • Wisconsin Institute of Certified Public Accountants (WICPA)
  • Insurance Accounting & Systems Association (IASA) A.R.F. Education and CFO Roundtable Committee member
  • Insurance Accounting & Systems Association (IASA) Volunteer of the Year nominee (2018)
  • Lourdes Academy of Oshkosh, Wisconsin, Inc., Treasurer
  • Oshkosh Rotary Southwest, Board Member and Vocational Service Committee Chairman

Thought Leadership

  • Presentation – Association of Healthcare Internal Auditors, August 2018 – An Introduction to Model Audit Rule 2.0
  • Presentation – Association of Healthcare Internal Auditors, August 2017 – An Introduction to Model Audit Rule
  • Presentation – Land o’ Lakes IASA Chapter, May 2016 – Just Outsource It! Aligning Risk Management to Culture and Strategy
  • Webinar – December 2015 – Statutory Accounting Update
  • Presentation – Institute of Internal Auditors Fox Valley/Central Wisconsin Chapter, November 2015 – Vendor Risk Management
  • Presentation – Wisconsin IASA Chapter, September 2015 – 3R Implementation: A Year in Review
  • Presentation – Chicagoland IASA Chapter, April 2015 – Current Insights for ORSA Implementation
  • Presentation – IASA National, June 2014 – Lessons Learned: A Retro Review of MLR Requirements Under PPACA
  • Presentation – Milliman Casualty Consultants Forum, June 2010 – NAIC MAR


University of Notre Dame (Notre Dame, Indiana)
Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting