Former Baker Tilly CEO will leverage the global network’s position of strength to help grow and guide its global influence and presence.
CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP (Baker Tilly) Chairman Emeritus Timothy L. Christen has been named chairman of the board of directors of Baker Tilly International, one of the largest, member-driven accountancy and advisory networks in the world.
Christen begins his first four-year term today during the network’s World Conference in Amsterdam.
“It is a very exciting time for our profession, our clients and for Baker Tilly International,” Christen said. “BTI is a network of outstanding member firms who share a commitment to exceptional client service and innovation. It is an honor to work with Baker Tilly International’s leadership and our member firms to drive growth for our clients and our network.”
Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP is a top 15 accounting and advisory firm in the United States and the largest member firm in the Baker Tilly International network. In September 2017, the firm was recertified as a great workplace by the Great Place to Work® organization, the gold standard in workplace recognition.
Christen is chairman emeritus of Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP. He currently serves as the immediate past chairman of the board of the American Institute of CPAs, an organization with more than 418,000 members and serves on the International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC). He has been named by Accounting Today as one of the 100 most influential people in accounting in the United States.
“Tim is one of the most accomplished, knowledgeable and influential leaders in our profession,” Alan D. Whitman, chairman and CEO of Baker Tilly, said. “He has a strong record of growing organizations and forming world-class teams. I look forward to working with Tim and BTI leadership on more great things to come for the network.”
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 2,700 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 countries, with 30,000 professionals. The combined worldwide revenue of independent member firms is $3.2 billion.
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Source: Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP