Carisa Wisniewski
Partner in Charge, San Diego office


Carisa has practiced public accounting since 1990. Before joining Moss Adams, she spent 16 years with a Big Four firm, including two years in its national office’s SEC department. Carisa has experience providing external audit and internal control audit services to a variety of both public and private companies in the technology, manufacturing, and life sciences industries. She is a past practice leader of our firm’s Technology and Life Sciences practices and is currently the partner in charge of our San Diego office as well as a member of the firm’s Executive Committee. Carisa is also a founding member of the Private Company Financial Reporting Committee, an initiative of the Financial Accounting Standards Board in conjunction with the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

Professional Affiliations

  • Member, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Member, California Society of Certified Public Accountants

Community Involvement

  • Board member, San Diego Foundation Governance Committee
  • Chair, San Diego Foundation Finance Committee
  • Member, LEAD San Diego Executive Committee
  • Member, SME CONNECT Executive Committee


  • BS, accounting, California State University, Fullerton