Renee Bardenwerper


Renee specializes in providing financial statement assurance services to privately held companies, with a special focus on the real estate industry. She is a member of the CLA Affordable Housing Team and has significant experience with multifamily HUD-related projects and compliance.  In addition, she works closely with clients to plan and understand tax laws and planning opportunities specific to real estate.  

Technical experience

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


University of Wisconsin - Whitewater

In the community

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), Leadership Academy Alumna
  • Wisconsin Institute of Certified Public Accountants (WICPA), Accounting Careers Committee
  • Wisconsin CREW, Member
  • Watertown Wrestling Club, Treasurer
  • Watertown Girls Fastpitch, Board Member
  • Watertown Thunder Softball, Past Coach
  • Watertown Park & Recreation, 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