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Carrie Connell Atlanta

235 Peachtree St NE
Atlanta, GA 30303



Email: carrie.connell@wipfli.com

Carrie Connell, CPA


Carrie Connell began her career in audit in 2003 and today works in our risk advisory group with clients primarily in the financial services industry. She is experienced in both public and nonpublic financial statement audits, employee benefit plan audits, regulatory compliance audits and fraud and forensic accounting. On numerous occasions, Carrie has assisted de novo institutions in transitioning from an organizational stage to fully operational companies. She specializes in administering and performing Sarbanes-Oxley Section 404 compliance for accelerated filers and smaller reporting companies, FDICIA compliance and operational and financial internal audits.


  • Certified Public Accountant

Professional memberships and activities 

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) – Member
  • Georgia Society of Certified Public Accountants (GSCPA) – Member 
  • Georgia Bankers Association (GBA) – Member
  • Alabama Bankers Association (ABA) – Member
  • Georgia Credit Union Affiliates (GCUA) – Member

Areas of Focus

  • Financial services
  • Audit and accounting
  • SEC reporting
  • Risk assessments
  • Internal audits
  • Internal controls and corporate governance
  • Sarbanes-Oxley Section 404
  • Forensic audits


Financial Services


Georgia Southern University
  • Bachelor of business administration degree in accounting 
  • Master of accounting degree