Chris Wiggan

Instructor, Audit
Chris is a Certified Public Accountant and Certified Fraud Examiner with over 25 years of experience practicing in public accounting. Chris spent 13 years in the audit practice of Deloitte in the New York City and Tysons Corner, VA. offices where he progressed from staff auditor to the senior manager level. He continued his career progression to Partner with a mid-sized regional CPA firm which was a member firm of Ernst & Young Global Limited, serving as both as an Audit client service partner and partner responsible for the firm’s Quality Control and Risk Management functions for ten years. Currently, Chris is the principal of his own firm, CAWIGGAN CPA LLC in Annapolis, MD which provides audit engagement quality review and quality control services to CPA firms. He also serves on the leadership team and as Chief Auditor for the East Region for Auvana, which provides fractional chief auditors and audit specialists for on-demand support for CPA firms throughout the United States.

As a seasoned CPA and audit practitioner in public practice, Chris has extensive career experience in the execution and oversight for audits, reviews, and compilation engagements of financial statements performed in accordance with professional standards. He has also served as chief CPA firm liaison for external regulatory inspections performed by the PCAOB, AICPA Peer Reviews, and Department of Labor Employee Benefit Plan reviews. Chris enjoys sharing his technical knowledge, experience and passion for quality in assisting fellow practitioners navigate the public accounting landscape.

Christopher earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from City University of New York - Brooklyn College. He is currently licensed to practice in the states of Maryland, Washington DC, Pennsylvania and New York. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Maryland Association of Certified Public Accountants and Association of Certified Fraud Examiners.
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