Ben Hart, a director with Baker Tilly, combines a CPA and Municipal Advisory Series 50 qualification with over 25 years in public sector service. Ben brings more than 25 years of experience working with cities, counties and utilities. In addition to his role as a municipal advisor he was the director of resource management for two large local municipalities in the Kansas City Metropolitan area. His 15 years combined with both communities included managing each entities’ annual appropriation and utility-based debt as well as leading the finance team’s complex economic development initiatives. He was the key to the communities’ efforts in developing strategic economic development, planning and capital improvement policies and procedures resulting in vital economic growth of both communities. He is active in the Kansas and Missouri Society of CPAs, sitting on the governmental accounting committee as well as the Government Financial Officers Association at a national and local level.
Bachelor of Science in business administration
Central Methodist University – Fayette, MO
Registered Municipal Advisor with the Securities and Exchange Commission
Certified Public Accountant
Chartered Global Management Accountant