Christopher Knopik


20 years in serving governmental clients, including cities, counties, state agencies, special districts, school districts and public higher education with assurance and consulting engagements.  Extensive experience with single audits performed under the Uniform Guidance.  

Licensed CPA in Minnesota, Hawaii, and Texas

Certified Fraud Examiner

Speaking Engagements:

  • March 2024, March 2022, March 2020, March 2018, March 2017, March 2016, March 2015, March 2014 – CiftonLarsonAllen Government Training Academy
  • November 2017 – Webinar – “Fraud Prevention: How to Identify and Protect Your Higher Ed Institution”
  • September 2016 – “Community College Business Officers Association – Enterprise Risks”
  • September 2015 – “Association of College and University Auditors – Data Analytics”


Bemidji State University - B.S. in Accounting

In the community

Minnesota Government Finance Officers Association (At-Large Member of the Executive Commitee, Education, and Social committe member)

GFOA Certificate Program Reviewer

Association of Certified Fraud Examiners.

National Association of College and University Business Officers

Resources and events