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Kaelan Ward

Director of Business Development – Financial Services, CPA
312 729 8084

Kaelan Ward, director of business development with Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP, has been with the firm since 2017. Kaelan has more than ten years of experience connecting organizations with the professional services that facilitate their growth and address challenges, including previous specializations in legal, transactional and advisory. A dedicated client servant, Kaelan currently works with organizations in the insurance, asset management and banking space to develop comprehensive solutions to their accounting and consulting needs.


  • Facilitates streamlined solutions for private equity, venture and hedge funds at the fund and portfolio company levels
  • Focuses on proactive cybersecurity solutions for organizations in highly regulated industries
  • Offers a suite of services to financial services organizations in the assurance, risk and regulatory space that save companies time and money while preventing costly mistakes
  • Led national business development for a boutique investment bank, working with middle market companies to identify exit strategies, corporate development plans and raising and restructuring capital


Marquette University – (Milwaukee, Wisconsin)
Bachelor of Arts