Partners and Associates

Partners and Associates

A hybrid team of accountants, advisors, and consultants whose collective experience and diverse backgrounds ignite ideas, reconfigure approaches, and recommend strategies and innovative solutions for our clients.

Karen Sautbine
Milwaukee (Headquarters)

10000 W Innovation Dr.
Milwaukee, WI 53226

Tel: 414.259.6750



Areas of Focus

  • Performance improvement and process development
  • State and federal compliance development
  • Long-term care and subacute operations
  • Memory care and assisted living operations
  • Educational program presentation and development
  • Policy and procedures development
  • Infection control
  • Wound care




Marquette University
  • Master of science in nursing degree with an emphasis in health care systems and leadership
  • Bachelor of science degree in nursing

Karen Sautbine, RN, LNHA

Senior Consultant

Karen Sautbine brings more than 30 years of experience to Wipfli’s health care senior living practice.  Her passion is for systems and processes development as well as workflow efficiencies to improve resource utilization and staff efficiencies.  Karen has both clinical and operational understanding of the challenges faced by clients.  She is dedicated to providing exceptional client service to assist long-term care and senior living providers in achieving their strategic goals.


  • Registered Nurse
  • Licensed Nursing Home Administrator
  • Board-Certified Nurse Executive, Advanced

Professional Memberships and Activities

  • American Association of Nurse Assessment Coordination (AANAC) - Member
  • APIC - Member