NEW YORK (October 24, 2018) – Shanté George, director at leading accounting and advisory firm Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP (Baker Tilly), has been recognized as a 2018 “40 Under 40” emerging leader by the American Bankruptcy Institute (ABI) and as a 2018 “40 under 40” honoree by the National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts (NAVCA).
Ms. George is a director of Baker Tilly’s national forensic, litigation and valuation services (FLVS) group. Her experience includes financial and operational restructuring, transactional due diligence and forensic investigations. She has extensive experience advising companies, unsecured creditors, lenders, trustees and examiners in both bankruptcy and out-of-court proceedings.
“Shanté exemplifies Baker Tilly’s values of collaboration, integrity, passion and stewardship both at work and in her community,” Jack F. Williams, practice lead of Baker Tilly’s FLVS group, said. “We are so proud of Shanté and her accomplishments.”
Ms. George serves on the boards of directors for Headstart of Rockland, a provider of comprehensive and nationally accredited preschool and early childhood education and preschool special education services for low-income children and their families in the Rockland County area, and MADE Transitional Services, a non-profit organization whose purpose is to reduce unemployment, homelessness and recidivism of non-violent offenders.
She is the Programming Committee Chair for the New York City Chapter of Turnaround Management Association (TMA) and is on the Substantive Events Committee for International Women's Insolvency & Restructuring Confederation (IWIRC). She is also a member of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE), Association of Insolvency and Restructuring Advisors (AIRA) and the New York Institute of Credit (NYIC).
About Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP (bakertilly.com)
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.