NEW YORK (May 4, 2017) – Nationally recognized accounting and advisory firm Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP (Baker Tilly) announced that Partner Christine Fenske, CPA, has been named managing partner of the firm’s practice in metropolitan New York.
Fenske is a prominent and influential leader at Baker Tilly. She is currently a partner in Baker Tilly’s financial services group and leads the firm’s asset management team. Additionally, Fenske serves on the firm’s board of partners. She also was a founding member of Baker Tilly’s Growth and Retention of Women (GROW) initiative, a program that has accomplished much to advance women leaders at the firm.
“Chris will play a key role in serving our clients in the greater New York region. She will also work to strengthen and heighten the firm’s presence and influence with clients in this very important strategic market,” Jeff Ferro, executive managing partner of Baker Tilly’s East region, said.
Fenske joined Baker Tilly in 2004 with expertise in financial services audit and advisory engagements, mergers and acquisitions, SEC filings including initial public offerings and other complex business issues.
“I am pleased and honored to be named managing partner for the New York business unit and to lead this great team,” Fenske said. “We have tremendous people and talent and I am very much looking forward to empowering and enhancing their efforts to serve our exceptional clients throughout the region.”
As managing partner, Fenske will be responsible for the day to day operations and management of the firm’s offices in Manhattan, Metropark and Melville, Long Island. She will continue to serve as the leader of the firm’s asset management team, focusing on the New York market.
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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.