Baker Tilly Professional

Michelle Winkleman


Managing Director

+1 (612) 876 4596

Michelle Winkleman is managing director of Baker Tilly’s not-for-profit practice. She serves both public and private clients, specializing in healthcare, real estate and not-for-profits. Prior to joining Baker Tilly, Michelle spent seven years at multinational firms, mainly serving healthcare clients, and three years at a small firm serving clients in a variety of industries.

  • Serves healthcare organizations, including hospital systems, academic medical centers, behavioral health, physician groups and specialty hospitals and clinics
  • Experience serving the real estate industry, including multifamily, Section 8, HUD reporting and REAC filing
  • Performs financial statement analysis and communicates results through reports and presentations to management, audit committees and boards
  • Manages internal control consulting engagements, identifying process improvements and control deficiencies and communicating of findings to management, audit committees and boards
  • Conducts Uniform Guidance audits, including compliance testing and communication of findings to management
  • Conducts employee benefit plan audits, including both defined contribution and defined benefit plans
  • Delivers other assurance services, including auditing purchase accounting, valuation of pharmaceutical compounds, adoption of new accounting guidance and other special transactions
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Minnesota Society of CPAs
  • Healthcare Financial Management Association
    • Minnesota chapter, Winter Institute and Women’s Conference committee
  • Diaper Bank of Minnesota, board of directors and communication chair


Minneapolis, MN


Bachelor of Business Administration in accounting and economics

University of Alaska Fairbank