Baker Tilly Partner Harold Deiters Installed as President of the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants (NYSSCPA)

Deiters to serve as president for one year term beginning June 1, 2017

NEW YORK (May 31, 2017) – Harold L. Deiters III, partner at leading accounting and advisory firm Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP (Baker Tilly), will be installed as the president of the New York State Society of CPAs (NYSSCPA) as of June 1, 2017.

“Harold’s support and dedication to the NYSSCPA has continuously grown over the years and we are proud to have him take on this new role as president,” Christine M. Fenske, managing partner of the firm’s practice in metropolitan New York, said. “His more than 20 years of experience have not only greatly benefitted our firm, but now will benefit the thousands of professionals he represents in the NYSSCPA as well.”

The NYSSCPA is the premier professional association for certified public accountants in New York State. The society is one of the largest CPA state societies in the nation with over 26,000 members, aiding their mission to build a supportive community for New York State CPAs through conferences, networking events and workshops.

The NYSSCPA officers and directors for 2017-2018 were recognized during the 120th Annual Election Meeting at the Moynihan Fund Gala on Wednesday, May 17 at the Lighthouse at Chelsea Piers. The Moynihan Fund Gala is a charitable benefit to support the Moynihan Fund’s learning and scholarship programs.

Deiters is the partner-in-charge of the litigation and valuation consulting team in the New York regional offices of Baker Tilly. He specializes in business appraisal and forensic accounting and is experienced in valuations for matrimonial settlements, estate tax purposes, gift planning, shareholder disputes, buy/sell agreements and complex forensic accounting projects.

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