Baker Tilly Launches Executive Search Subsidiary

MINNEAPOLIS (January 1, 2014) – Accounting and advisory firm Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP (Baker Tilly), today launched a new subsidiary, Baker Tilly Executive Search, LLC.

Led by Baker Tilly Partner Laura Huggett, and Laura Fries, managing director and executive vice president of Baker Tilly Executive Search, the practice specializes in placing C-suite, vice president and director level executives with organizations throughout the United States. The team serves clients in the manufacturing and distribution, professional services, technology, retail and private equity industries and places candidates in a variety of functional disciplines.

“Serving as Valued Business Advisors to our clients is one of Baker Tilly’s primary strategies and Baker Tilly Executive Search helps us accomplish that objective,” said Huggett. “With an experienced executive recruiting team in place and a transparent service approach, we are confident in our ability to find talented leaders for our clients.”

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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.