Baker Tilly CEO Tim Christen to Speak at Deltek’s 2015 Executive Symposium

Christen to provide insight on how professional services firms can win the war for talent.

WASHINGTON, D.C. (October 27, 2015) –  Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP (Baker Tilly) Chairman and CEO Tim Christen will participate as a panel leader for the 2015 Deltek Executive Symposium in Nashville, Tennessee. The event, November 2-3,  is hosted by Deltek, the leading global provider of enterprise software and information solutions for project-based professionals.

Baker Tilly is the exclusive sponsor of the two-day networking and educational event for more than 150  government contracting and professional services executives. During the panel discussion titled, “Technology: The Secret to Winning the War for Talent,” Christen will discuss strategies to attract and retain top talent.

Christen has stewarded Baker Tilly for over 15 years, growing the firm to become one of the top 15 largest accounting and advisory firms in the United States. 

“Our profession needs to embrace change and move confidently towards the future to win the war for talent,” said Christen. “We need to create an environment that nurtures our professionals so they can become true advisors to the clients and businesses they serve.”

Christen chairs the Baker Tilly’s Board of Partners and Compensation Committees, and was recently elected as the new chairman of the American Institute of CPAs, the world’s largest member organization representing the accounting profession. Christen was named one of Accounting Today’s Top 100 Most Influential People in tax and accounting for 2015.

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