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Eilers, Katherine Sterling

403 East Third St.
Sterling, IL 61081



Email: katherine.eilers@wipfli.com

Katherine Eilers, CPA

Senior Manager

Katherine Eilers is a senior manager who specializes in working with nonprofit clients and state agencies. As a consultant, she focuses on financial department process improvement, financial monitoring procedures, and provides training on federal grant regulations (Uniform Guidance), procurement, cost allocation, indirect cost rates, and financial best practices.

With over 20 years of experience, Katherine has an extensive background as a financial statement auditor and grants auditor. Her experience spans working with nonprofit organizations and local governments, including counties, cities, townships, community colleges and school districts. 


  • Certified Public Accountant

Professional Memberships and Activities

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) - Member
  • Illinois CPA Society (ICPAS) - Member


Organizational performance consulting

Areas of Focus

  • Financial operations consulting
  • External grant regulation training (2 CFR 200)
  • Financial monitoring for state agencies




Western Illinois University, Quad Cities - Moline, Illinois
  • Bachelor of business degree in accountancy
Liberty University
  • Masters of science degree in accounting