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V. Allen Smith

Chief Information Officer
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Allen Smith, Chief Information Officer, has been with Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP since 2001. He is responsible for all technology strategy and initiatives across the firm. In addition, he oversees Baker Tilly’s best processes and project management functions.


  • Served as senior IT executive for a number of companies in the Midwest
  • Led the IT area for several start-ups and hyper growth firms
  • Held executive leadership roles in public and private companies
  • Has extensive experience in professional service organizations
  • Taught at university level


  • Chairman – Baker Tilly International North America IT committee
  • Member – Herzing University advisory board
  • Committee member – 2007 AICPA Top Technology Initiatives survey taskforce

Thought Leadership

  • Recognized by and cited in major publications, including Computerworld, The Boston Globe, Investor’s Business Daily, Austin American-Statesman, Illinois Legal Times, and Optimize magazine


Michigan State University – East Lansing, MI
Bachelor of Arts in Finance

Northwestern University – Evanston, IL
Masters of Science in Communication Systems Strategy and Management