CHICAGO (October 6, 2014) – Nationally recognized accounting and advisory firm Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP (Baker Tilly) has named four new partners from various practice groups across the firm.
Jason C. Barnes
Barnes, a member of the firm’s tax group, provides service to major manufacturing, distribution and financial institution clients as well as wholesale and construction companies. Based in the firm’s Lehigh Valley, Pennsylvania office, he holds both bachelor’s and master’s degrees from DeSales University, where he is also an adjunct business professor. He is a graduate of the National Tax Education Program hosted by the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and Leadership Lehigh Valley.
Randi L. Jowers
Also a member of the tax group, Jowers, specializes in partnership and individual taxation. Based in the firm’s Wilmington, Delaware office, she has advised clients on general tax planning and tax minimization strategies, including structuring businesses, 754 elections in partnerships and estate planning. A certified public accountant, Jowers holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Villanova University.
Jean J. Han
Han, a member of the firm’s forensic, litigation and valuation services group, holds expertise in matrimonial matters, business disputes, business valuation, forensic accounting, fraud investigation and estate and financial planning, and is based in the firm’s New York office. A certified public accountant, certified in financial forensics and licensed attorney in New York and New Jersey, she holds a bachelor’s degree from New York University and a juris doctorate from Brooklyn Law School.
Fred L. Massanova
Massanova provides audit services to manufacturing, distribution and technology companies, financial institutions, construction and real estate companies and employee benefit plans. Based in the firm’s Philadelphia office, he is a graduate of La Salle University and serves on the Economy League of Greater Philadelphia’s board of directors.
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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 2,800 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 147 territories, with 33,600 professionals. The combined worldwide revenue of independent member firms is $3.4 billion.