Baker Tilly’s Monica Dalwadi Named 2016 Minority Business Leader

Baker Tilly partner is one of an exclusive group of 25 business leaders honored by the Washington Business Journal

WASHINGTON, D.C. (February 10, 2016) – Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP (Baker Tilly) is pleased to announce that Monica Modi Dalwadi, partner in the firm’s D.C. office, has been selected as an honoree of the Washington Business Journal’s 2016 Minority Business Leader Award. Dalwadi, a leader in the firm’s governance, risk and compliance practice, is being recognized for her professional accomplishments and charitable work in the community.

The annual Minority Business Leader Awards program is in its ninth year. The program recognizes the Washington D.C. region's top 25 minority business leaders based on demonstrated business success over the past 12 to 18 months. Honorees were selected from more than 200 nominations and based on professional accomplishments, community leadership, philanthropy, and awards and milestones achieved.

“We are proud of Monica’s recognition as a Minority Business Leader,” Raina Rose Tagle, Baker Tilly’s governance, risk and compliance leader shared. “Her passionate commitment to the success of our clients, our people and the greater community embodies our Valued Business Advisor philosophy and has earned her respect on all fronts.”

Dalwadi joined Baker Tilly more than 12 years ago and is well-known for delivering quality internal audits, risk assessments, fraud reviews and strategic consulting to clients. Dalwadi is national chair for SOAR, Baker Tilly's diversity and inclusion initiative.

Dalwadi’s full biography can be found on Baker Tilly’s website.

The 2016 honorees will be recognized at the Washington Business Journal’s 2016 Minority Business Leader Awards event on February 25, 2016, at the Ritz-Carlton hotel in Washington D.C. A full list of the honorees can be found at the publication’s website.

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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.