Baker Tilly Adds New Director Nicole Szczepanek to Tax Practice in Chicago

CHICAGO (July 20, 2017) – Leading accounting and advisory firm Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP (Baker Tilly) welcomes Nicole Szczepanek as a tax director in the firm’s manufacturing and distribution practice.

“We are very excited to have Nicole bring her years of experience in serving private companies to our firm,” Baker Tilly’s Illinois Manufacturing and Distribution Team Leader Adam Grinde said. “Her depth of knowledge in a variety of industries across a number of entity structures combined with her understanding of the Chicago marketplace will make her an invaluable asset to Baker Tilly’s numerous clients in this region.”

Szczepanek’s more than 14 years of experience with privately held, public and burgeoning IPOs with domestic and global footprints distinguish her as a well-rounded, highly skilled tax professional. In her role at Baker Tilly, Szczepanek will focus on accounting for income taxes, tax compliance and consulting for private equity, pharma and manufacturing and distribution clients with C-corporation and partnership structures.

“At the heart of Baker Tilly’s success is the firm’s focus on its people and commitment to providing exceptional client service. This dedication is rooted in all lines of service and is what separates us from the competition,” Szczepanek said. “I am extremely excited to become part of the Baker Tilly team and look forward to playing a role in the continued growth of our Chicago practice.”

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