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Brian C. Bulkley

Partner, CPA
312 729 8112

Brian Bulkley, Partner with Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP, has been serving clients since 1982. He is a partner in the manufacturing and distribution services group and the past chair of the firm’s Risk Committee.


  • Leads teams in performing audits, reviews, and compilations of closely held businesses
  • Specializes in analyzing financial records of closely held businesses
  • Evaluates trend analysis and benchmarking reports
  • Helps clients with cash flow models
  • Advises clients on mergers and acquisitions and tax planning strategies
  • Provides businesses with entity structure consultation
  • Assists clients with succession planning
  • Advises private equity and venture capital portfolio companies on transactional issues


  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Illinois CPA Society
  • American Production and Inventory Control Society
  • Illinois Manufacturers’ Association – Small Manufacturers Council
  • Tooling and Manufacturing Association
  • Industrial Council of Nearwest Chicago
  • Brother Rice High School – Finance Committee member and past member of the Board of Directors
  • Midlothian Country Club – Finance Committee Member


Northern Illinois University – DeKalb
Bachelor of Science in Accountancy