Carla A. Gogin

Carla A. Gogin


Principal Emeritus

+1 (608) 240 2460

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Carla is the leader of Baker Tilly’s Wisconsin state and local government team and leader of the firm’s state and local government audit practice.

She has been with Baker Tilly since 1993, specializes in serving the financial needs of state and local government clients. Carla has assisted many municipalities and counties in implementing various Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB) pronouncements and to understand new auditing standards impacting the profession.

  • Principal of numerous municipality and county audits
  • Principal of single audits in accordance with the Uniform Guidance
  • Leader of the Wisconsin state and local government audit team
  • Leader of the firm’s state and local government audit practice
  • Member of the Baker Tilly Public Sector Technical Committee (Industry Center of Excellence)
  • Reviews and provides technical assistance to local governments in preparing Annual Comprehensive Financial Report for the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) certificate program
  • Provides Tax Increment Financing (TIF) and Business Improvement District (BID) auditing, reporting and consulting services
  • Presents audit reports to local government boards and committees
  • Provides GASB strategic planning and implementation services to clients
  • Provides guidance on accounting policies and procedures to improve the operation of the accounting function and strengthen internal controls
  • Provides a variety of accounting and budgeting assistance to municipalities
  • Served as the assurance quality leader for the firm’s state and local government industry practice group 2011‒2015
  • Served as the firm’s chief risk officer from 2006–2011
  • Served as the firm’s partner-in-charge of quality from 2006‒2008
  • Licensed CPA in Wisconsin
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • AICPA State and Local Government Expert Panel, 2012 ‒ 2014
  • Former Baker Tilly International North American Accounting and Auditing Committee Chair, 2006 ‒ 2009
  • Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA)
  • Wisconsin Institute of Certified Public Accountants (WICPA)
  • Wisconsin Government Finance Officers Association (WGFOA)
  • Speaks at national and regional industry conferences
  • Authors published articles on municipal accounting issues
  • Recognized contributor to:
  • AICPA “State and Local Government Audit and Accounting Guide”
  • AICPA “State and Local Government Audit Risk Alert”
  • AICPA Checklists and Illustrative Financial Statements State and Local Governments
  • Journal of Accountancy “Risk Assessment Standards in Action” co-author
  • The municipality “Fraud in Government” co-author
  • Center for Advanced Studies in Business - University of Wisconsin-Madison, board member, 2017 - present


Madison, WI


Bachelor of Business Administration in accounting
University of Wisconsin ‒ Madison

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