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Stephen D. Levin

Partner, CPA, MST
312 729 8109

Stephen Levin, Partner at Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP, joined the firm in 1977. He specializes in consulting with business owners regarding strategic and operational issues, with a focus on professional services firms. Steve evaluates the needs and concerns of closely held organizations and develops viable business plans that succeed within today’s complex financial world. From 2004-2008, Steve served as the Regional Managing Partner for the Chicago region and served as a member of the firm’s Executive Committee. Prior to that, he served as Managing Member of Baker Tilly’s predecessor firm.

Experience

  • With over thirty-eight years of experience, serves as a general business advisor to clients
  • Specializes in serving closely held middle-market businesses
  • Oversees numerous clients’ accounting and tax engagements and relationships
  • Handled day-to-day and strategic operational decisions as managing partner of a large local CPA firm, and regional managing partner for 15th largest CPA firm

Involvement

  • Bradley University, Chair of Accounting Department Advisory Committee
  • Jewish Community Centers of Chicago, Investment Committee Member, past Treasurer
  • American Israel Chamber of Commerce, Chicago Chapter, Treasurer
  • Jewish Student Union, Audit Committee Chair
  • Jewish National Fund, Corporate Advisory Board Member
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Illinois CPA Society

Education

Bradley University (Peoria, Illinois)
Bachelor of Science in Accounting

DePaul University (Chicago, Illinois)
Masters in Taxation