Colleen Wevodau

Colleen Wevodau



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Colleen Wevodau is a partner with Baker Tilly and has been with the firm since 2006.

Colleen specializes in providing assurance services to companies in the real estate industry. Additionally, Colleen provides various consulting services to real estate companies, including internal control evaluations, policy and procedure development and implementation and compliance evaluations. Colleen regularly participates in real estate industry conferences and activities, including the Commercial Real Estate Development Association (NAIOP) on a national and local level.

  • Plans, supervises and manages financial statement audits for commercial and residential real estate, real estate opportunity funds, real estate developers and property managers
  • Manages numerous real estate financial statement audits, including lease testing procedures to ensure base rent and expense reimbursements recorded are accurate and in accordance with the lease agreement
  • Assists with real estate financial statement audits by performing the evaluation of various accounting standards, including rental income and rent escalations, lease incentives, contingent rentals, lease modifications, expense reimbursements, valuation and impairment, fair value accounting and sales of real estate, among others
  • Serves a variety of clients, including large private equity investors, as well as small family-owned businesses
  • D.C. liaison for the Baker Tilly transaction team whose focus is on capital structure and capital markets; engaged in developing negotiated credits and incentives to bridge the needs of project finance with government through public-private partnerships
  • Evaluates internal controls for real estate and construction companies
  • Identifies risk areas and makes recommendations for improvement
  • Develops policies and procedures to assist companies to improve internal controls
  • Assists companies with the implementation of control recommendations
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accounts (AICPA)
  • Greater Washington Society of Certified Public Accountants (GWSCPA)
  • NAIOP, the Commercial Real Estate Development Association
    – Developing Leaders regional and national forums
    – Research Foundation Visionaries program, 2017-present
  • March of Dimes Heroines of Washington award recipient – Real estate heroine, 2019
  • NAIOP Developing Leaders award recipient, 2018
  • AICPA/GWSCPA Women To Watch award recipient – Community leader, 2016
  • Calvary Women’s Services – Board of Directors, President, 2017-present
  • Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF)
    – Executive committee member for the JDRF Real Estate Games, 2012-2017


Washington, DC


George Mason University (Fairfax, Virginia) 
Master of Business Administration


University of Richmond (Richmond, Virginia)
Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, accounting