Baker Tilly Named One of America’s Best Workplaces for Adoption

CHICAGO (October 5, 2017) – Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP (Baker Tilly) is pleased to announce that it was named a 2017 Best Adoption-Friendly Workplace by the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption.

“We thank the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption for this great recognition of our family-focused culture,” Baker Tilly Chief Human Resources Officer Karleen Mussman said. “Baker Tilly has great trust and respect for our team members. We are delighted to provide them with the flexibility and resources to assist them realize their desire and dreams to become parents.”

Baker Tilly’s employee programs and policies are designed to help team members manage the ever evolving and increasingly complicated nature of family life. Baker Tilly has been recognized for providing an inclusive and positive workplace environment enabled in part by parental policies that offer paid adoption leave for new parents and financial reimbursement for a portion of the expenses related to adoption.

Baker Tilly’s paid parental leave policy provides over six weeks of paid leave at 100 percent of regular earnings to new fathers and adoptive and foster parents. Additionally, the firm offers 10 weeks of paid leave at 100 percent of regular earnings provided to new mothers following the birth of a child.

Every year, the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption announces America’s top 100 adoption-friendly employers from its annual survey of U.S. employers. Rankings are determined by an analysis of a company’s adoption benefits, including the maximum amount of financial reimbursement and paid leave for families who adopt.

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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 territories, with 33,600 professionals. The combined worldwide revenue of independent member firms is $3.4 billion.