Anne Bauer is Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer for Quad. She leads the preparation and filing of all Quad financial statements — applying her personal fondness for accounting’s more technical aspects as well as consistently high standards for process and procedure to ensure the company’s financials are powerful narrative tools for its transformation story.
Anne ensures Quad is in compliance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, and she oversees the company’s Sarbanes-Oxley control efforts. She is also an integral member of Quad’s Compliance Committee and serves as the Governance Working Group leader for Quad’s Environmental, Social and Governance efforts.
Anne joined Quad in 2011 as director of Corporate Accounting. With increasing responsibility, she has overseen key areas in the Finance department, from corporate accounting and accounts payable to credit and internal audit. She stepped into her current role in January 2022.
Before she came to Quad, Anne held various accounting positions over an 18-year period at Journal Communications, Inc., including Vice President and Corporate Controller.
Anne is passionate about all of Wisconsin’s sports teams — from the Packers to the Brewers to the Badgers. She enjoys friendly sports-team rivalries with her three children and their spouses and significant other. When they are not traveling to see their two grandkids, Anne and her husband live in Sussex, Wis., with their dog, Earl.
Anne holds a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and she is a certified public accountant.