Raina Rose Tagle

Raina Rose Tagle

Partner, CPA, CISA, CIA · +1 (703) 923 8251

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Raina brings 25 years of experience, including having led for 12 years a practice of over 300 professionals who specialize in helping clients to address governance, risk, compliance (GRC) and cybersecurity challenges via industry-specialized capabilities in areas such as enterprise risk management (ERM) and compliance programs, internal audit, cybersecurity and information technology (IT), financial and operational risk management, grants and research contracts compliance, and construction risk management. She served for 10 years as Baker Tilly’s industry leader for higher education and research institutions, which has grown to serve over 400 institutions nationally. Raina serves on Baker Tilly’s board of partners and leads the Baker Tilly International network’s Global GRC Committee. She previously served on the national committee for the firm’s Growth and Retention of Women initiative.

  • Advises clients on designing and enhancing ERM and compliance programs, addressing opportunities such as engaging board members and senior leaders, considering strategic risks and the relationship of ERM to strategic planning, and building momentum and sustainability in ongoing ERM and compliance processes
  • Leads organization-wide reviews of sensitive topics, including cybersecurity, resource optimization and integrity, helping boards of directors to fulfill their oversight responsibilities and inform the public
  • Has led more than 50 assessments of internal audit, compliance and ERM functions, providing boards and executives with strategic insights for evolving the functions to maximize value and impact  
  • Led own consulting firm for five years that specialized in organizational development and strategic planning, board of directors development, fundraising and executive coaching
  • ­Speaker on topics related to enterprise risk management, compliance, board oversight of cybersecurity and high-performing internal audit in the following forums:
    National Association of Corporate Directors
    Society of Corporate Compliance and Ethics
    Institute of Internal Auditors
    Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges
    National Association of College and University Business Officers
    Association of College and University Auditors
    National Association of College and University Attorneys
    National Council of University Research Administrators
  • ­Virginia Society of Certified Public Accountants Leaders’ Institute, keynote speaker
  • Co-authored articles in national publications on topics such as evolving strategic ERM, working successfully with internal audit and using risk assessment in sponsored research
  • Convenes industry-specialized roundtables of chief risk officers, chief compliance officers, chief audit executives and chief financial officers


Washington DC


Oklahoma State University
Bachelor of Science in accounting, minor in international business