Baker Tilly Continues Cultivation of Craft Beverage Practice

Growing team helps breweries with geographic expansion

CHICAGO (November 29, 2016) – Nationally recognized accounting and advisory firm Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP (Baker Tilly) is pleased to announce the addition of two professionals to its growing craft beverage industry group.

Noah Randall joins Baker Tilly as a consultant experienced in brewery sales and operations, most recently with Sixpoint Brewing Company and previously with Heretic Brewing Company. Randall will be based in Tennessee and expands Baker Tilly’s geographic footprint in the South. Consultant Emily Wells, who brings experience with inventory planning and sales trends, will be based in the firm’s Minneapolis office. Both Randall and Wells will work with craft breweries throughout the country to develop best practices related to utilizing data to grow market share effectively and efficiently.

“The craft brewing industry is experiencing rapid growth across the country,” noted Scott Ebert, Baker Tilly partner and leader of the firm’s craft beverage practice. “As the industry evolves, so does our team. We continue to expand our service offerings through the addition of professionals with the experience to address the ever changing needs of our clients. Noah brings a local presence to a new market for us, while both he and Emily provide data-driven expertise, tactics and strategies that are instrumental for breweries hoping to expand their reach.”

About Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP (bakertilly.com)

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.