Industry Leader Landess Joins Baker Tilly’s Consulting Practice as Director

Kephanie Landess joins Baker Tilly’s consulting practice with a focus on significant growth objectives for the practice’s Oracle capabilities.

CHICAGO (September 28, 2017) –  Nationally recognized accounting and advisory firm Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP (Baker Tilly) is pleased to announce that Kephanie Landess has joined the firm as a director in its consulting practice.

Landess has over 23 years of human resources (HR) and enterprise resource planning (ERP) consulting and outsourcing experience with a track record of driving business results.

“Kephanie will focus on growth and expansion of our capabilities as part of the evolution of our Oracle cloud practice,” Baker Tilly’s Managing Partner of Consulting Ethan Bach said. “Kephanie’s experience in helping global and domestic organizations with HR, finance, and integrated functions across the enterprise is what our clients need and are looking for. We are thrilled she joined the team and look forward to leveraging her expertise to provide our clients with a comprehensive and holistic approach to enterprise-wide process and technology issues.”

Landess has diverse experience with a history leading people and programs and growing businesses. She was previously responsible for the global operations and delivery for the Oracle line of business, managing employees worldwide, and building relationships with outside partners, such as Oracle.

“The enterprise is constantly evolving through global expansion, complexity of regulatory requirements, or attracting and retaining talent. As a result, it’s become even more critical for organizations to have well thought out, integrated technology enablement strategies and plans,” Landess said.

“It’s an exciting time to be an Oracle partner in support of the enterprise as companies continue to integrate functions such as finance and HR,” Landess said. “Companies will be looking for partners like Baker Tilly to help lead their transformations. Our focus is to assist our clients with enterprise-wide strategic alignment and a holistic approach to technology enablement and integration of process and program design.”

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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 2,700 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 countries, with 30,000 professionals. The combined worldwide revenue of independent member firms is $3.2 billion.