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As leader of Plante Moran's Ohio financial institution practice, Kris advises bank executives and industry professionals on accounting, regulatory, and operational activities via financial statement audit engagements, risk management, and consulting services engagements. Prior to joining Plante Moran, she served as CFO of an SEC-registered bank. She also has previous experience with a regional accounting and consulting firm serving the financial institution industry.

Kris is known for her technical expertise and practical approach to addressing challenging issues. She is a member of the firm’s professional standards team representing the financial institutions practice and the SEC practice. Her experience in public accounting and as a bank CFO gives her the understanding and perspective to be a trusted business advisor, and her relationships with banking regulators and other industry professionals are invaluable in today's challenging times.

Areas of focus include: financial statement audits, financial and regulatory reporting activities, internal control assessments and audits, regulatory compliance, and operational activities.
Kris is a certified public accountant and a certified regulatory compliance manager. She’s often asked to speak at industry conferences on accounting, auditing, and regulatory topics. She has a B.S. in accounting from Winona State University.

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