Baker Tilly Partner Named President-Elect of New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants (NYSSCPA)

NEW YORK (April 27, 2016) – Harold L. Deiters III, partner at Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP (Baker Tilly), will be installed as president-elect of the New York State Society of CPAs (NYSSCPA) on May 19, 2016. As such, Deiters is granted a seat on the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) Council, the governing body of the organization.

“Harold has been active in the NYSSCPA locally and at the state level in a variety of capacities, and we are proud that he has been nominated to this important leadership role,” Barry Garfield, Baker Tilly New York regional managing partner said. “He is an invaluable asset to our New York team and will continue to be a strong advocate for the accounting profession in this new role.”

The NYSSCPA is the premier professional association for certified public accountants in New York State. The society fills its mission through its 15 chapters, more than 60 technical and administrative committees and a 39 member board of directors.

Deiters will serve as president-elect of the NYSSCPA for a one year term beginning on June 1, 2016, after which he will be installed as the president and will serve until May 31, 2018. Deiters will also serve on the AICPA Council for three years starting on June 1, 2016.

The NYSSCPA officers and directors for 2016–2017 will be recognized during the 119th Annual Election Meeting on Thursday, May 19, 2016 at the Lighthouse at Chelsea Piers in New York City. The meeting is followed by the Moynihan Fund Gala, a black-tie dinner and concert to benefit the society’s Foundation for Accounting Education.

Deiters is the partner-in-charge of the litigation and valuation consulting team in the Melville office of the New York regional offices of Baker Tilly. He specializes in business appraisal and forensic accounting and is experienced in valuations for matrimonial settlements, estate tax purposes, gift planning, shareholder disputes, buy/sell agreements and complex forensic accounting projects. Deiters’ full biography can be found on

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