Baker Tilly Adds Financial and Banking Executive to Austin Office

AUSTIN, TEXAS (June 8, 2018) – Baker Tilly Capital, LLC, a boutique investment bank and subsidiary of nationally recognized accounting and advisory firm Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP (Baker Tilly) is pleased to announce the addition of Michael Perrine to its growing transactions practice. He is based in Austin, expanding Baker Tilly’s transactions expertise in Texas and surrounding markets. 

With more than 30 years of professional experience, Perrine has held leadership positions in commercial banking and corporate finance, working closely with project/acquisition financing and the New Markets Tax Credit program. He has developed close financial and advisory relationships with many commercial, corporate and not-for-profit entities across the region.

“As the demand for financial solutions continues to expand, so does our team. Mike brings extensive experience that will add to the firm’s offering for a growing market like Austin,” Michael Ross, president of Baker Tilly Capital and leader of the firm’s transactions practice, said. “His background in credit underwriting, real estate transactions, debt structures and accounting operations will provide substantial value to our clients, especially those in Central Texas and throughout the State of Texas.”

Prior to joining Baker Tilly, Perrine spent more than 10 years as a market president for a large national commercial bank handling a wide range of commercial clients and facilitating the bank’s local initiatives with partners in educational, not-for-profit and social outreach. Previous to his banking career, he was the chief financial officer for a growing regional retail chain.  

Perrine is a graduate of the University of Texas at Austin and is active in the Austin community, specifically with the Austin Chamber of Commerce. He serves on the Talent/Education Council and was named the 2016 Volunteer of the Year in Education. In support of the chamber’s partnership with the Austin Community College (ACC), Perrine is also the chair of the ACC taskforce. He’s recently been involved and serves on the board and executive committee of PeopleFund and was named Advocate of the Year in 2017.

Outside of association involvement, Perrine works in programs supporting area schools and with a variety of community partners including The Thinkery, LifeWorks and Southwest Key Programs.

About Baker Tilly Capital, LLC

Baker Tilly Capital is a boutique investment bank specializing in mergers and acquisitions, capital sourcing, project finance and corporate finance advisory services. Backed by Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP, a national accounting and advisory firm with significant industry expertise, Baker Tilly Capital is a registered broker-dealer member of FINRA and SIPC offering value-added insights before, during and after the transaction.

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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.