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Mary Raabe, CFE, CPA/ABV/CFF, CVA, MBA
Director of Valuations

(608) 853-1486

After working in the capacity as a Controller and Vice President of Finance with manufacturing companies for over 13 years, Mary Raabe joined Wegner CPAs in 2003.  She has approximately 30 years of varied accounting and management experience in the areas of public accounting, taxation, and private industry.

  • Prepares business valuations for estate/gift tax purposes, divorce, buy/sell agreements, and litigation
  • Consultant and expert witness in business valuation and forensic matters
  • Held various senior management positions at both plant and division level of a Fortune 500 company, including VP-Finance, VP-Business Development and Controller.
  • Advanced knowledge in standard, configured and job cost inventory control systems for manufacturing companies.
  • Assisted in initial public offering of a company, including restatement of financial statements to conform to SEC guidelines and registration statement preparation.
  • As Team Leader, instrumental in implementation of $7 million Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) solution for a mid-sized manufacturing company.
  • Led value engineering project to cost-reduce a product line. Cross-functional team approach netted $825 thousand in annual savings.

Certifications

  • Certified Public Accountant
  • Certified in Financial Forensics
  • Certified Valuation Analyst
  • Accredited in Business Valuation
  • Certified Fraud Examiner

Professional and Community Involvement

  • Member, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • Member, Wisconsin Institute of Certified Public Accountants (WICPA)
  • Member, National Association of Certified Valuation Analysts (NACVA)
  • Chairperson of the New Lisbon State Correctional Facility Community Advisory Board (Appointed by the Governor’s Office because of financial analysis expertise provided to the local community)
  • Planned Giving Chairperson – Mile Bluff Medical Center Friends of the Foundation

Education

  • Bachelor of Business Administration Degree in Accounting from the University of Wisconsin – Madison
  • Executive MBA Degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison