Baker Tilly Partner Inducted into the University of North Dakota’s Accounting Hall of Fame

MINNEAPOLIS (October 20, 2016) – Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP (Baker Tilly) is pleased to announce that Jeffrey Gendreau, partner in the firm’s Minneapolis office, recently was inducted into the University of North Dakota’s (UND) Accounting Hall of Fame.

Gendreau, class of 1990, was recognized as a distinguished accounting graduate for his leadership in the accounting industry and at Baker Tilly. Gendreau is heavily involved with the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA), having served on the National Peer Review Committee since 2011. He was also recently nominated to serve on the AICPA’s Peer Review Board beginning in January 2017. At Baker Tilly, Gendreau leads the attest practice for the Minneapolis office and is a past member of its Board of Partners.

A North Dakota native, Gendreau remains actively involved with UND. He has served on the College of Business and Public Administration Alumni Advisory Board and on the Accountancy Alumni Advisory Board. He has helped raise funds to reconstruct and renovate campus buildings, including the accountancy classroom in Gamble Hall. In 2006, he also received the Young Alumni Leadership Award from UND.

“We value Jeff’s leadership, both at our firm and in the industry,” Minneapolis Office Managing Partner Jeffrey DeYoung said. “We are very proud of his commitment to UND and celebrate this accomplishment with him.”

Gendreau joined Baker Tilly in 2006 and serves both public registrants and private companies across multiple industries, including not-for-profit, healthcare, public utilities, construction and real estate. 

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