Baker Tilly Healthcare Practice Gains Valuable Specialists

CHICAGO (January 21, 2015) – Accounting and advisory firm Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP (Baker Tilly) announced the hiring of two healthcare consultants with a long history of providing market research and strategic planning services to senior living providers. Beverly Asper, senior manager, and Allyson Preston, consultant, have a combined experience of over thirty years within the healthcare industry.

 “We are excited that Bev (Beverly) and Allyson are joining our healthcare team at Baker Tilly. The addition of two in-house research and strategy professionals is in line with our future growth plans to become the nation’s finest healthcare advisory firm” said Mark Ross, partner and team leader of Baker Tilly’s national healthcare practice. “There are many changes taking place in the healthcare industry making strategy and market research specialists essential to leading healthcare advisory practices. Bev and Allyson have extensive experience nationally and can bring many benefits to our clients.”

Asper and Preston specialize in market demand assessments for planning engagements and project financing, geospatial research, qualitative research including focus groups, surveys and stakeholder interviews as well as foundational research to support strategic planning efforts.  Additionally, Asper is an experienced strategic planning facilitator. 

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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 countries, with 30,000 professionals. The combined worldwide revenue of independent member firms is $3.2 billion.