Christopher Jeffrey

Christopher E. Jeffrey

Chris is the leader of Baker Tilly’s Illinois business unit’s risk advisory and internal audit consulting practice. He has more than 20 years of experience providing industry specialized services within several industries. Chris’ practice areas include SOX compliance, co-sourced and outsourced internal audit, risk assessment, financial and operational risk management, internal controls and organizational governance. He specializes in helping large and complex organizations implement and optimize internal audit by focusing on strategy and results.

  • Assists organizations in assessing enterprise wide and compliance risks, as well as, establishing internal audit functions
  • Designs and implements internal audit and internal control plans
  • Is the lead client service partner on multiple outsourced internal audit and internal controls engagements
  • Is the lead client service partner on multiple SOX 404 compliance engagements, including control design, implementation and testing
  • Coordinates and performs international internal audit and compliance engagements
  • Has significant experience designing methodology surrounding compliance and internal audit
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • Minnesota Society of Certified Public Accountants
  • Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA)
  • Requested speaker on internal audit and internal controls


Chicago, IL


Bachelor of Accounting

University of Minnesota – Duluth