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Lutzke_Sarah Minneapolis

150 S 5th Street
Minneapolis, MN 55402




Sarah G. Lutzke, CIA

Principal, Risk Advisory Services

Sarah Lutzke leads the internal audit service line for Wipfli. Still deeply involved with clients, she has a passion for internal audit governance and oversight, including initial set-up of internal audit departments, internal control risk assessments, and efficient and effective co-sourcing arrangements. She ensures Wipfli’s risk management consulting assistance is tailored to the individual circumstances of each client and how to provide the greatest impact. Wipfli clients appreciate her ability to evaluate controls within a process and provide sensible recommendations to strengthen operating environments.


  • Certified Internal Auditor
  • Business Communication Certification

Professional Memberships and Activities

  • The Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) - Member

Areas of Focus

  • Internal audits
  • Internal control assessments
  • Internal auditor mentoring
  • Internal audit governance
  • Quality Assurance and Improvement Program (QAIP) consulting
  • Consulting engagements


University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
  • Bachelor of science degree in finance