Corrine Wilson

CPA | Principal, Audit & Assurance (Retired)



Total Experience




Specializing In:

  • Tribal Governments
  • Tribal Enterprises
  • Tribal Healthcare


Corrine has been a Certified Public Accountant and a Board member of the Arizona State Society of CPAs.

Meet Corrine

Now retired, Corrine was a seasoned auditor, trainer and consultant who dedicated her professional career to serving Native American tribes and has been nationally recognized as an expert in tribal government financial management. Her combined public accounting background and hands-on experience working inside tribal organizations made Corrine uniquely qualified as an insightful and proactive advisor to tribal governments, tribal gaming and business enterprises, and tribal healthcare facilities.

As an external auditor, her range of experience included managing engagements for financial statement audits, single audits, organizational development, and forensic procedures specifically designed for the challenges and complexities of tribal organizations. As an in-house financial executive, she spent 14 years managing government and enterprise operations and overseeing the financing of economic development activities for tribes throughout the Southwest, including three years as a CFO for a large tribal healthcare corporation. She also spent three years with a fortune 500 manufacturing corporation.

Corrine formerly served on the Native American Finance Officers Association (NAFOA) Advisory Board of Directors. She was the NAFOA representative to the Governmental Accounting Standards Advisory Council (GASAC) of the Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB), representing tribal governments in financial and accounting reporting standards for 2000-2006. She was one of the project managers for NAFOA’s GASB 34 Implementation Guide for Tribal Governments, and Tribal Casino Financial Reporting Guide.

Corrine is a member of the Ft. McDermitt Paiute-Shoshone Tribe of Nevada.

Professional Qualifications and Memberships

Corrine has been a Certified Public Accountant and a Board member of the Arizona State Society of CPAs.

Publications and Speaking Engagements

Corrine has been a speaker at many tribal conferences, including the Native American Finance Officers Association (NAFOA), the National Indian Gaming Association (NIGA) Conferences and Seminar Institute, and The REDW Tribal Finance and Leadership Conference. Her presentations have included Strategic Planning for Tribal Economic Development, Financial Literacy for Tribal Leaders, and Federal Financial Grant Regulations, Tribal Taxation Issues, Auditing and Internal Controls.

Community Involvement

Corrine has served on the board of directors of the NABI Foundation, a non-profit foundation supporting Native American youth through programs in higher education, sports, health and wellness and community building. She has also been lead instructor of the Tribal Financial Managers Certificate Program, a joint project of Arizona State University American Indian Policy Institute and NAFOA.

Awards and Recognition

  • Arizona Woman, Who’s Who in Business, 2010
  • AICPA, CPAs of Color Publication 2009