Baker Tilly Named Employer of the Year by International Network

Firm recognized for commitment to supporting diversity and inclusion, professional development and team member satisfaction.

CHICAGO (November 9, 2017) – Accounting and advisory firm Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP was named Employer of the Year by Baker Tilly International, one of the largest, member-driven accountancy and advisory networks in the world. The award was presented at the BTI World Conference held Oct. 28-31 in Amsterdam.

“Baker Tilly International is a substantial global network with firms of great heritage and caliber,” Baker Tilly Chairman and CEO Alan D. Whitman said. “It is a great honor for our workplace to be recognized by the network and our fellow member firms.”

This is the inaugural year for the Baker Tilly International Recognition Awards, designed to recognize and reward excellence within the network and celebrate outstanding contributions to the network.

As Employer of the Year, Baker Tilly was recognized for demonstrating the following:

  • Creative solutions for attracting and retaining talent.
  • Commitment to building a diverse workforce and inclusive leadership team.
  • Providing support and encouragement to help individuals develop their career and increase their contributions to the organization.
  • High staff satisfaction and high retention rates

“We believe exceptional client service starts with exceptional team members,” Chief Human Resources Officer Karleen Mussman said. “We are committed to cultivating a diverse, engaging and inclusive culture where exceptional people thrive.”

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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.