Ben Hart, a director with Baker Tilly, combines a CPA and Municipal Advisory Series 50 qualification with more than 25 years in public sector service. Ben has significant experience working with cities, counties and utilities. In addition to his role as a municipal advisor, he was the director of resource management for two large local municipalities in the Kansas City Metropolitan area. His combined 15 years working with each community included managing each entity’s annual appropriation and utility-based debt as well as leading the finance team’s complex economic development initiatives. He was the key to the communities’ efforts in developing strategic economic development, planning and capital improvement policies and procedures resulting in vital economic growth of both communities. He is active in the Kansas and Missouri Society of CPAs, sitting on the governmental accounting committee as well as the Government Financial Officers Association at a national and local level.
Bachelor of Science in business administration
Central Methodist University (Fayette, MO)
Registered Municipal Advisor with the Securities and Exchange Commission