Baker Tilly Grows State and Local Government Practice

With more than 27 years of experience, industry specialist David Ferris will work closely with the firm’s state and local government clients.

MADISON, Wis. (July 19, 2016) – Nationally recognized accounting and advisory firm Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP (Baker Tilly) is pleased to announce that David Ferris, CPA, has joined the firm as a leader for the outsourced accounting services team within the firm’s state and local government industry practice. He will be based in the firm’s Madison office.

With more than 27 years of experience helping local governments with budgeting, financial forecasting and advisory services, Ferris brings a broad range of knowledge and experience to the firm’s state and local government clients.

Ferris has worked with state and local governments throughout his career. Most recently he owned and operated a consulting firm providing accounting services to local governments and served as the finance director for the Village of Waunakee. Additionally, David has served the Wisconsin League of Municipalities specifically with the Clerk, Treasurer’s and Finance Officers Association in a number of positions, including president.

“We are excited about the capabilities that David brings to our team and our government clients,” Vicki Hellenbrand, Baker Tilly partner and state and local government practice leader, said. “Understanding the complexities of state and local governments is crucial and David’s background and experience will further enhance the firm’s ability to serve our 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.