Baker Tilly’s Barbara Schaefer McDuffie Elected to Tysons Partnership Board

WASHINGTON, D.C. (March 1, 2016) – Barbara Schaefer McDuffie, managing director of business development at Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP (Baker Tilly), was recently elected to the board of directors of Tysons Partnership, a dynamic association of engaged citizen and business organizations who work with local government personnel to develop and enhance the Tysons, Virginia community.

McDuffie’s election marks the first time that Baker Tilly has been represented on the board of the partnership, which works closely with the Fairfax County government.

“The Tysons Partnership brings together all of our community stakeholders,” McDuffie noted. “We live here, we work here and we’re honored to be part of this leading organization, working to continually improve and grow Tysons.”

McDuffie, who’s been with Baker Tilly since 2007, has worked in commercial real estate since 1982, serving corporate office users and the institutional real estate community. She sits on several boards including NAIOP (Commercial Real Estate Development Association); the 2030 Group; Rosslyn BID; CREW DC (Commercial Real Estate Women); the Northern Virginia Transportation Alliance (NVTA); and the Center for Real Estate Entrepreneurship (CREE) at George Mason University.

“Barbara is deeply committed to our community. Throughout her career, she’s been involved in organizations that are critical to maintaining our quality of life here,” Baker Tilly’s Todd Stokes, managing partner – D.C. metro area said. “She is a wonderful representative for Baker Tilly on the Tysons Partnership board.”

Mark Carrier, president of B.F. Saul Co Hospitality Group and chairman of the Tysons Partnership board, said McDuffie and Baker Tilly “are tremendous additions to our brain trust.”

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