Heather Acker to Speak at GFOA Annual Conference

MADISON, Wis. (April 21, 2015) – Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP (Baker Tilly) is pleased to announce that Heather Acker, partner with the firm’s state and local government team, will be speaking at the Government Finance Officers Association’s (GFOA) 2015 Annual Conference on May 31.

More than 3,000 finance professionals from throughout the United States are registered to attend this year’s GFOA annual conference. Acker was selected because of her in-depth knowledge of OMB Uniform Grant Guidance, a topic critical to state and local government entities that receive federal grants.

“With OMB Uniform Grant Guidance now in effect, it is critical that communities throughout the nation understand the changes and evaluate the impact on their government,” says Acker. “I am proud to be given the opportunity to speak on this topic and help educate the nation’s local government finance officers on key changes impacting the administration of federal awards.”

To help organizations prepare for OMB Uniform Grant Guidance, Baker Tilly professionals have developed articles, tools, and other resources on the topic. Visit bakertilly.com/uniformguidance to learn more.

Acker joined Baker Tilly in 1997 and works solely with state and local government entities. As part of the state and local government team, Acker leads the firm’s specialized single audit practice, which is currently the third largest in the United States, based on number of audits.

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