Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP (commonly known as Baker Tilly)
has some 35 offices and more than 2,500 staff members. In October
2014, it merged with Philadelphia-based accounting firm
ParenteBeard to create one of the 15 largest accounting firms in
In addition to accounting, tax, and assurance services, Baker
Tilly offers a range of business consulting services, including
business technology, financial and estate planning, forensic,
valuation, and litigation services, governmental software and
systems, international, mergers and acquisitions, operations and
process improvement, private equity, private investment banking,
search and staffing, retirement plan consulting, risk management,
strategic tax, and wealth management.
The firm serves several industries, including construction and
real estate, distribution, energy and utilities, federal
government, financial institutions, government contractors,
healthcare, higher education, law and professional, manufacturing
and distribution, not-for-profits, restaurants, renewable energy,
retail and commercial, and state and local governments.
The firm is currently led by Timothy Christen, its chairman and
CEO who has been named one of 100 most influential people in
accounting by Accounting Today. But in June 2016, the
firm will get a new leader when Alan Whitman takes over as CEO.
Whitman, a graduate of Indiana University, joined Baker Tilly in