Baker Tilly’s Scott Barnard Named East Region Tax Leader

Firm clients in the East region will benefit from Barnard’s 30 years of tax specialization

WASHINGTON, D.C. (July 20, 2016) – Nationally recognized accounting and advisory firm Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP (Baker Tilly) announced that Scott Barnard, CPA, tax partner in the firm’s Washington, D.C. office, has been named East region tax leader.

“Scott possesses tremendous energy and significant tax experience,” Todd Stokes, Baker Tilly’s office managing partner - D.C. metro area, said. “Scott is a key asset for the firm and his expanded responsibilities will substantially increase Baker Tilly’s value to clients throughout our East region.”

Barnard has more than 30 years of tax experience working with individuals, closely held businesses and publicly held companies. He has provided a wide range of tax services for several years in the firm’s D.C. office, including working closely with clients in evaluating, planning and structuring transactions, acquisitions and divestitures.

Barnard has worked on mergers and acquisitions, structured deals for strategic and institutional buyers and sellers, managed various corporate reorganizations and conversions and provided tax planning and consultation for a variety of entities and their owners.

In his role as East region tax leader, Barnard will collaborate and provide guidance to geographic leaders on the delivery of tax services across the firm’s East region, which extends from New York and into Pennsylvania through to the Washington, D.C. metro area.

“Baker Tilly’s tax practice offerings will continue to address today’s changing regulatory and market needs, and we are eager to leverage the depth and experience of our tax practice throughout the region,” Barnard said.

Barnard will collaborate closely with regional colleagues. “Each Baker Tilly location has professionals with diverse and complementary experiences and areas of specialization. Integrating these resources across the region will only strengthen our service offering,” Barnard added.

Barnard will continue to serve as the D.C. tax leader, providing direction for local tax services and serving 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.