Background & Experience

Claudia Wolter, a Shareholder with KatzAbosch, joined the firm in 1988. She has played a major role in leading the firm into the 21st century with cutting edge initiatives, including the transition to and managing of a paperless environment. She serves as Co-Chair of the firm’s Accounting and Auditing Services Group, assists in the quality control management and oversight of the firm and is a member of the Construction and Real Estate Services Group. Most recently, Claudia served as a contributing author of “Construction Accounting,” an in-depth guide to construction financial and accounting issues for attorneys distributed by the American Bar Association. A dedicated professional, Claudia holds the prestigious distinction of Certified Construction Industry Financial Professional (CCIFP), a certification held by less than 50 professionals in Maryland and less than 1000 professionals in the United States, the designation of Certified Construction Auditor (CCA) from the National Association of Construction Auditors (NACA) and a Lean Six Sigma CPA Green Belt certification from Ohio State University ATI and Boomer Consulting, Inc.

Education

Towson State University, Bachelor of Science, Accounting
Magna cum laude

Areas of Specialization

Claudia provides a full range of accounting, tax and consulting services for clients, including:

  • Auditing and accounting
  • Perform audits, reviews and compilations
  • Business succession planning
  • Software consultation
  • Internal control systems evaluation
  • Obtaining bonding and financing
  • Assist with internal controls
  • Assist with indirect rate application and overhead application
  • Perform agreed upon procedures and due diligence engagements
  • Construction and real estate planning
  • Tax planning
  • Lean Six-Sigma (Process Improvement)

Professional Designations

  • Certified Public Accountant, 1989
  • Certified Construction Industry Financial Professional, 2010
  • Certified Construction Auditor, 2011
  • Lean Six Sigma CPA Green Belt, 2017

Professional Affiliations and Civic Involvement

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • Maryland Association of Certified Public Accountants (MACPA)
  • National Association of Construction Auditors