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Wynne E. Baker, CPA, CBA,CFSA, CFFDirector

Wynne is a director in the Financial Institution Advisory Group of Saltmarsh, Cleaveland & Gund, specializing in advisory services, relationship management, industry training and public speaking. With more than 40 years of experience, Wynne has advised financial institutions through all stages, from consulting on the establishment of new bank charters to buying failed banks from the FDIC. He also has decades of litigation expertise and has served as an expert witness in court cases related to bank failures and frauds across the country.

Well-known for his contributions to industry standards and education throughout his career, Wynne is respected nationally as an authority on the Current Expected Credit Losses (CECL) model, developed by the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) to replace current impairment models, is the author of the AICPA’s premier bank course, Introduction to Bank Accounting and Auditing and was co-editor of the Handbook of Financial Management for Banks published by McGraw Hill. He has led training for the FDIC and OCC and has been recognized as an Outstanding Speaker by the Florida Institute of CPAs and the Tennessee Society of CPAs.

Wynne currently serves on the Board of Directors for Sevier County Bancshares, Inc. and Sevier County Bank and is also a member of its Audit and Compensation Committees. Throughout his career, he has served on a number of national boards, including the AICPA’s Board of Directors and Foundation Board of Trustees, Strategic Planning Committee, Banking, and Savings Institutions Committee and Banking Conference Committee.

Education

  • B.S. Accounting - Tennessee Technological University

Certifications

  • Certified Public Accountant – Tennessee
  • Chartered Bank Auditor Certificate
  • Certified Financial Services Auditor
  • Certified in Financial Forensics
  • American Bankers Association – Preferred Audit Program, Preferred Examiner
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants – Registered Qualified Peer Reviewer

Professional Affiliations

  • Tennessee Society of Certified Public Accountants – Member
  • Tennessee Bankers Association – Government Relations Committee Member
  • Board of Examiners Examination Team – Member
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants

Community Affiliations

  • Sevier County Bancshares, Inc. and Sevier County Bank Board of Directors, Member of Audit and Compensation Committees
  • Tennessee Technological University Business Administration Foundation – Board President
  • Association of International Educators – Past President, Vice-President, Treasurer, Board of Directors

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Industries of Focus

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