Baker Tilly named Great Place to Work for Third Year

Recertification based on feedback from team members who overwhelmingly cite firm atmosphere, challenging work and pride as key areas of excellence

CHICAGO (September 28, 2018) – The Great Place to Work® organization recertified leading accounting and advisory firm Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP (Baker Tilly) as a great workplace.

“Receiving this validation from our team members is an especially high honor and reflects our dedication to creating an extraordinary culture,” Baker Tilly Chairman and CEO Alan D. Whitman said. “We thank them for their contributions to making our firm exceptional and we look forward to continuing to do our very best for them.”

The certification is based on employee responses. Baker Tilly’s team members scored the firm “great” in high percentages in key categories, including:

  • 97 percent great challenges
  • 96 percent great atmosphere
  • 95 percent great communication
  • 93 percent great rewards
  • 95 percent great bosses
  • 97 percent great pride

A full 89 percent of Baker Tilly employees said the firm is a great workplace, according to the survey.  

“Our team members know how truly special Baker Tilly is,” Baker Tilly Chief Human Resources Officer Karleen Mussman said. “We’re pleased and humbled to again be nationally recognized as a Great Place to Work. We’re a people-focused organization and pledge to continue building a culture of growth and collaboration where team members can achieve their personal and professional best.”

The Great Place to Work designation is the gold standard in workplace recognition and is a special achievement determined by responses and opinions employees provide in a comprehensive, anonymous survey. Visit for a summary of these ratings.

To hear Baker Tilly employees share in their own words what makes Baker Tilly a great place to work, visit

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Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP (Baker Tilly) is a leading advisory, tax and assurance firm whose specialized professionals guide clients through an ever-changing business world, helping them win now and anticipate tomorrow. Headquartered in Chicago, Baker Tilly, and its affiliated entities, have operations in North America, South America, Europe, Asia and Australia. 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. Visit or join the conversation on LinkedInFacebook and Twitter.