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Sara McKenna Sterling

403 East Third St.
Sterling, IL 61081



Email: smckenna@wipfli.com

Sara McKenna, CPA

Senior Manager

Sara McKenna is a senior manager with Wipfli’s nonprofit and government practice.  She has more than 10 years of experience providing audit services to governmental entities in various areas including cities, villages, school districts, community colleges, and counties.  Sara has also worked in the areas of budgeting, fixed assets, and cost (fee) studies.  She shares industry best practices with clients in order to improve both internal and external reporting.

  • Certified Public Accountant
Professional Memberships and Activities
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) - Member
  • Illinois CPA Society (ICPAS) - Member

Areas of Focus

  • Financial statement audits for governments
  • Accounting assistance




Northern Illinois University - DeKalb, Illinois
  • Bachelor of science degree in accountancy
  • Master of science degree in financial statement assurance