Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP at a Glance


  • “The people are incredible, intellectual, and highly collaborative, creating a positive team environment”
  • ”Flexible schedules and the ability to work from home”
  • “Opportunities for learning, growth, and professional development”


  • “Long hours during tax season”
  • “Compensation is below average”
  • “Too much travel”

The Buzz

  • “Good firm, nice culture”
  • “Middle of the road”
  • “Good for women: strong women's initiative and programs”
  • “Known brand, mid-tier”

About Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP

Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP (commonly known as Baker Tilly) has some 35 offices and more than 2,700 staff members. In October 2014, it merged with Philadelphia-based accounting firm ParenteBeard to create one of the 15 largest accounting firms in the U.S. Baker Tilly is an independent member firm of Baker Tilly International, an accounting and consulting network with $3.8 billion in annual revenues, 165 firms in 141 countries, and 28,000 staff members.

In addition to accounting, tax, and assurance services, Baker Tilly offers a range of business consulting services, including analytics; enterprise transformation services; forensic, litigation and valuation; governance, risk and compliance; government contractor advisory; growth strategies; human capital; international; investment banking; performance optimization; staffing, recruiting and executive search; renewable energy; technology; and transaction advisory services.

The firm serves several industries, including agribusiness, asset management, banking, construction, cooperatives, dealerships, energy and utilities, food and beverage, healthcare, higher education, insurance, life sciences, manufacturing and distribution, not-for-profit, private equity, professional services, real estate, retail, software and technology, state and local government, and tribes.

The firm is led by chairman and CEO Alan Whitman, who took over as chief executive officer in June 2016. Whitman, a graduate of Indiana University, joined Baker Tilly in 2003.

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Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP

205 North Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60601
Phone: (800) 362-7301


  • Employer Type: Private Partnership
  • CEO: Alan D. Whitman
  • Chairman & CEO: Alan D. Whitman
  • 2017 Employees: 2,700

Major Office Locations

  • Chicago, IL