Renee Bardenwerper


Renee has over 20 years of experience and specializes in providing financial statement audit and accounting services to privately held companies in a variety of industries, with a special focus on assisting clients in the real estate and affordable housing industries. She is a member of the CLA affordable housing team and is responsible for assurance and compliance engagements for HUD-related projects. While her primary focus is assurance, her vast experiences allow her to be a valued advisor to her clients.

 Technical experience

  • Audit and assurance
  • HUD multifamily compliance
  • Closely held business and individual tax 


Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting and Finance from the University of Wisconsin - Whitewater

In the community

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), Leadership Academy Alumna
  • Wisconsin Institute of Certified Public Accountants (WICPA)
  • Wisconsin CREW, Member
  • Watertown Wrestling Club, Treasurer
  • Watertown Girls Fastpitch, Treasurer and Past Coach
  • Watertown Park & Recreation, Past Soccer Coach
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters of Dodge County and Watertown Community, Past Board Member, Treasurer, Executive and Merge Committee Member and Strategic Planning Chairperson
  • St. Bernard's Parish Watertown, Past Finance Council Member
  • Lake Area Free Clinic, Past Board Member and Treasurer