Carla A. Gogin

Carla A. Gogin



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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 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.

  • Partner-in-charge of the financial audit engagements for numerous municipalities and counties
  • Partner-in-charge of audits in accordance with 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 Comprehensive Annual Financial Reports for the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) certificate program
  • Provides Tax Increment Financing (TIF) and Business Improvement District (BID) auditing, reporting, and consulting services
  • Provides a variety of accounting and budgeting assistance to municipalities
  • Member of Baker Tilly’s Board of Partners Nominating Committee
  • Previous chair of the Baker Tilly Public Sector Accounting and Auditing Committee, which is responsible for implementing new accounting and auditing standards
  • Served as the Assurance Quality Leader for the firm’s state and local government industry practice group 2011‒2015 – In this role, Carla was responsible for coordinating the annual firmwide state and local government training, audit program updates, and implementation guidance on new GASB standards
  • Served as the Firm’s Chief Risk Officer from 2006–2011 – In this position, she was responsible for overseeing the firm’s enterprise risk management initiatives, professional liability activities, regulatory compliance matters including independence, the firm’s internal and external inspections, and internal policies and procedures to ensure quality service across all firm services lines
  • Served as the firm’s partner-in-charge of quality from 2006‒2008 – In this position, she was responsible for the technical audit and accounting guidance for the firm’s assurance practice
  • Licensed CPA in Wisconsin
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA)
  • GFOA Special Review Report Review Committee
  • Wisconsin Institute of Certified Public Accountants (WICPA)
  • Wisconsin Government Finance Officers Association (WGFOA)
  • Former Baker Tilly International North American Accounting and Auditing Committee Chair (2006‒2009)
  • AICPA State and Local Government Expert Panel (2012‒2014)
  • Center for Advanced Studies in Business (University of Wisconsin-Madison) – Board Member


Madison, WI


Bachelor of Business Administration in accounting
University of Wisconsin ‒ Madison