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Brandon D. Andries

Chief Operating Officer, CPA
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Brandon serves as the Chief Operating Officer working directly with the CEO. In his role, he collaborates with Regional, Consulting, and Service Line Managing Partners on the operational aspects of Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP (Baker Tilly). Brandon also oversees the Human Resources, Technology, and Finance functions. In addition, Brandon is responsible for firm-level initiatives, overall operations, and merger integration. Brandon is a member of the firm’s Board of Partners and National Management Committee, and has served on numerous firm task forces and committees. Brandon joined the firm in 1987, and has served in multiple roles including the Regional Managing Partner for Minneapolis. Brandon was appointed to his current role as Chief Operating Officer in 2005.

Experience

  • More than twenty years of experience serving a wide variety of clients which have included numerous large commercial and manufacturing companies
  • Primary areas of specialty are financial reporting and auditing
  • Extensive financial reporting experience working with public and private companies
  • Provides vision, leadership and direction to the Assurance and Tax operations teams, and the firm operations teams: IT, Finance and HR
  • Develops short-term and long-range strategic plans and budgets
  • Enables successful execution of the firm’s strategic plan through operational excellence
  • Leads effective financial, business, and partner compensation planning and processes
  • Oversees the firm’s M&A operations and due diligence, and has successfully led the completion of multiple mergers and acquisitions
  • Leads the development of internal policies and procedures

Involvement

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Wisconsin Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • UW Accounting and Advisory Board – Served on the Board of Directors
  • Waunakee DeForest Ice Rink (WDIR) – Project Leader, Treasurer, and Member of the Board of Directors
  • Bruker AXS, Inc. – Served on the Board of Directors and chaired the Audit Committee

Education

University of Wisconsin – Madison
Bachelor of Business Administration in accounting
Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA)
Certified Public Accountant