PHILADELPHIA (April 8, 2016) – Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP (Baker Tilly) Partner and Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants (PICPA) President Julius Green will receive the National Achievement in Public Accounting award from the National Association of Black Accountants (NABA) at its 2016 national convention in Hollywood, Florida, in June.
Green is being honored for his outstanding 30-year career in public accounting. The award recognizes his track record of professional success, including his current role as tax partner working with tax exempt organizations.
Green will also be recognized for the leadership and guidance he provides as a mentor to his fellow accounting professionals. As one of the accounting industry’s leading voices in the diversity dialogue, he is widely respected for his thought leadership on the issue of fostering diversity and inclusion in public accounting.
“As a member of Baker Tilly’s Supporting Opportunity, Advancement, and Recognition for All (SOAR) committee, Julius has played an integral role in developing our firm’s relationship with NABA,” Joe O’Neill, Philadelphia office managing partner said. “We greatly appreciate Julius’s continuous efforts to fuel Baker Tilly’s diversity initiatives and commend and congratulate him on this prestigious recognition.”
NABA is the country’s foremost not-for-profit membership association dedicated to bridging the opportunity gap for people of color in the accounting, finance, consulting, information technology and other related business professions. NABA represents more than 200,000 people of color and provides education, resources and career connections to both professional and student members.
The NABA 2016 National Convention & Expo will take place June 22-24 at the Diplomat Resort and Spa in Hollywood, Florida.
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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.