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2901 E Enterprise Ave
Appleton, WI 54913



Email: tfrancis@wipfli.com

Teresa M. Francis, CIA, AAP

Senior Manager, Internal Audit

Teresa Francis is a senior manager and  leads internal audit and Automated Clearing House (ACH) engagements for the financial services team.  With a focus on financial institutions, she has more than 25 years of experience in leading risk-based internal audits and serves as a consultant to financial institution clients on internal, operational, and financial reviews of activities to determine the reliability of information and evaluate compliance with regulations, policies, and procedures.  Teresa has accumulated substantial experience in evaluating the efficiency and effectiveness of processes, procedures, and internal control systems of financial institutions and frequently consults with clients on risk assessment and risk mitigation strategies.  As an Accredited ACH Professional, she assists clients in managing risks associated with this ever-growing and complex area.


  • Certified Internal Auditor
  • Accredited Automated Clearing House Professional

Professional memberships and activities

  • The Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) - Member

Areas of Focus

  • Internal control risk assessments
  • Risk-based internal control audits
  • Internal controls consulting
  • Internal auditor mentoring
  • Internal investigation research
  • ACH examinations


Northern Michigan University - Marquette, Michigan
  • Bachelor of science degree in accounting and computer information systems