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Christopher Paulison




Executive summary


Chris Paulison is a partner in the Financial Services Advisory (FS) practice. He also runs our Minneapolis Business Advisory Services (BAS) practice. He has more than 23 years of financial services experience, focused primarily on business process analysis, strategy and operational assessments, internal audit, risk management, and regulatory compliance. He previously served as partner for a Big Four firm, where he led the firm’s financial services internal audit/risk practice for the Central region. He also was previously the chief audit executive for a Fortune 25 company.




Professional qualifications and memberships

  • CPA — Illinois
  • Institute of Internal Auditors




  • MBA, Northwestern University Kellogg School of Management
  • BBA, Accounting, University of Notre Dame

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