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Karen Mitchell Chicago

1 N. Wacker Drive
Chicago, IL 60606



Email: kmitchell@wipfli.com

Karen A. Mitchell

Senior Manager, Risk Advisory Services

As senior manager, Karen Mitchell brings more than 25 years of experience in the financial services and nonprofit industries and brings both an industry and regulatory perspective to her work. Karen currently provides consulting services in the areas of risk management, particularly enterprise risk. She enjoys collaborating with clients and coworkers to develop strong working relationships and solve areas of potential concern. Karen values the opportunity to assist clients in obtaining the highest level of success by helping to identify and navigate the risks associated with achieving strategic objectives.


  • COSO Enterprise Risk Management

Professional Memberships and Activities

  • Illinois CPA Society (ICPAS) - Member

Areas of Focus

  • Enterprise Risk Management
  • Compliance management systems
  • Financial technology (Fintech)
  • Nonprofit
  • Community banking
  • Regulatory compliance audit
  • Model validation


Elmhurst College
  • Bachelor of science degree in international business - Graduated cum laude
Keller Graduate School of Management
  • Master of business administration degree - Graduated magna cum laude