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Baker Tilly’s tribal team works with you to meet regulatory requirements, grow business initiatives and continue a quest for energy independence.


Our experience with tribal governments allows us to understand your challenges and provides us insight into governance and cultural nuances. We recognize your need to sustain a viable economy and balance an ever-changing regulatory environment with tight budgets.

    Our specialized tribal services team understands the intricacies within sovereign governments and getting projects to the finish line on tribal lands. We mobilize mature industry and service expertise from dedicated teams throughout our firm to meet the needs of tribal governments and tribal enterprises. We leverage extensive experience working with tribes nationwide to deliver solutions that provide lasting impact to tribal operations and strategic initiatives. 

    Our goal is to be your partner in reaching milestones, providing transparency with trusted, candid advice along the way.  From economic energy independence to executing sound business transactions, we are with you through the entire process. 

    Our tribal team works with tribes nationwide, offering:

    • Tribal utility authority formation
    • 8(a) contract compliance
    • Energy and infrastructure advisory
    • Long-term planning advisory
    • Economic development support
    • Tribal government productivity and cost reduction
    • Capital planning
    • Gaming compliance
    • Business process review
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    Featured case study

    Metlakatla Indian Community keeps the lights on and replenishes resources by restructuring their utility

    The Metlakatla Indian Community in southern Alaska faced the prospect of the lights going out due to climate change, loss of industry and outdated, inflexible management protocols. Learn how Baker Tilly’s tribal services team mitigated the immediate crisis and developed a new management structure to better equip future generations to face the energy challenges ahead.

    I have been very pleased with their specialized knowledge and understanding of tribal operations. They have exhibited strong knowledge of financial, accounting, and internal controls functions and provide valuable insights and best practice recommendations given their experience with other similar clients and situations.
    CFO, Tribal government