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Charles R. Droege

Partner, CPA
312 729 8008

Chuck Droege, Partner at Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP, has been with the firm since 1999. He serves as the regional leader of the professional services and technology group, which includes more than eighty employees and four partners.

Experience

  • Partner on reviews and audits of more than twenty large professional service, technology consulting, and retail businesses
  • Partner in charge of more than forty employee benefit plan audits, including 401(k) plans, defined benefit plans, health and welfare plans, and other types of qualified employee benefit plans
  • Partner and pre-issuance reviewer of more than ten large college and university audits
  • Team leader for large Sarbanes-Oxley Section 404 project
  • Tax compliance experience including research, planning, and preparation
  • Assists clients with various bookkeeping services
  • Specializes in serving closely held middle-market businesses
  • Attends accounting and auditing conferences and seminars

Involvement

  • Lyric Opera, Board Member
  • Civic Federation of Chicago, Executive Committee and Board Member
  • Chicago International Film Festival Board Chair
  • East Isthmus Neighborhood Planning Council Finance Board Member; 2001–2003
  • Gene Siskel Film Center Advisory Board
  • Urban Open Space Foundation Audit Committee Member; 2003–2008

Education

University of Wisconsin – Superior
Bachelor of Science in Accounting – Magna Cum Laude