Baker Tilly Appoints New Michigan Managing Partner

Killeen to use 20 years of manufacturing industry and international experience to lead the firm’s Michigan office

SOUTHFIELD, Mich. (October 18, 2016) – Nationally recognized accounting and advisory firm Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP (Baker Tilly) announced that Partner Patrick Killeen, CPA, has been named Michigan office managing partner.

“Patrick is an accomplished leader with a deep understanding of the Michigan market,” Kevin Heppner, executive managing partner of Baker Tilly’s Midwest region, said. “We are confident his expanded responsibilities will substantially strengthen Baker Tilly’s value to clients throughout Michigan.”

Killeen joined the firm in 2004 and has served in a number of progressive leadership roles including Michigan manufacturing and distribution practice leader. His vast experience serving both manufacturing companies and those with international needs make him exceptionally qualified to lead the office as it works to serve the evolving Michigan market.

“I am very much looking forward to leading Baker Tilly Michigan,” Killeen said. “We have a passionate and talented team that is committed to being valued business advisors. I am proud to lead the team and enable its efforts to deliver even greater levels of service for our clients.”

Killeen will continue his role as the firm’s Michigan manufacturing and distribution practice leader, providing direction for local manufacturing and distribution services and serving clients.

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Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP (Baker Tilly) is a nationally recognized, full-service accounting and advisory firm whose specialized professionals connect with clients and their businesses through refreshing candor and clear industry insight. With approximately 2,700 employees across the United States, Baker Tilly is ranked as one of the 15 largest accounting and advisory firms in the country. Headquartered in Chicago, Baker Tilly is an independent member of Baker Tilly International, a worldwide network of independent accounting and business advisory firms in 141 countries, with 28,000 professionals. The combined worldwide revenue of independent member firms is $3.8 billion.