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Michelle Knutson Madison

2501 West Beltline Highway
Madison, WI 53713




Michelle R. Knutson, CPA

Senior Manager

Michelle Knutson is a senior manager in Wipfli LLP’s nonprofit and government practice. Leveraging more than 14 years of public accounting experience, she provides a wide range of audit and tax services. Michelle excels in her ability to actively listen to clients and provide appropriate proactive strategies to help them prepare for the future and meet their financial goals.


  • Certified Public Accountant
  • AICPA Not-For-Profit Certificate I

Professional Memberships and Activities

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) - Member
  • Wisconsin Institute of Certified Public Accountants (WICPA) – Member
  • Wisconsin Trust Account Foundation, Inc. – Board Member


Audit and Accounting

Areas of Focus

  • 501(c)(3) charitable organizations
  • 2 CFR Part 200, OMB’s Uniform Guidance
  • Yellow Book
  • Audits, compilations, reviews, and agreed-upon procedures services
  • Seeking to improve the effectiveness of internal control structures within nonprofit organizations through analysis and application of best practices


Nonprofits Governments


University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • Bachelor of business administration degrees in accounting and management and human resources