Brian Kassalen

Brian J. Kassalen



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Brian is a partner with Baker Tilly US, LLP, specializing in accounting and auditing services. Brian’s responsibilities also include oversight monitoring of quality control, including compliance with professional standards, providing technical consultations on audit and accounting matters to clients, and review of financial statements.

Prior to joining the Firm, Brian worked for both a Big Four firm and a regional firm, where he focused on providing assurance and advisory services to clients in a variety of industries)

  • Provides audit, accounting and consulting services to clients in the construction industry
  • Provides financial consulting services
  • Assists clients with bonding and pre-qualifications
  • Evaluates internal controls
  • Provides forensic accounting services
  • Monitors compliance and professional standards
  • Assists clients in various industries with employee benefit plans
  • Audits of employee benefit plan financial statements
  • Consults on employee benefit plan matters
  • Worked for a large publicly traded company working on complex accounting issues as well as equity/derivative arrangements
  • Experience with SEC reporting and writing of 8-Ks, 10-Qs, and 10-Ks

Provides business valuation and litigation support for automotive dealerships; construction and real estate; manufacturing and distribution and healthcare organizations. Services include:

  • Audit and accounting
  • Consulting
  • Internal control evaluation
  • Forensic accounting services
  • Litigation support services
  • Expert witness testimony

Frequently presents continuing education on audit and accounting subjects, both internally and externally

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants (PICPA)
  • Former member of the Accounting and Auditing Procedures Committee
  • Recognized by the PICPA as one of the “40 Under 40 to Watch” in the Accounting Profession



Bachelor of Science in accounting
Saint Vincent College (Latrobe, Pennsylvania)

The Rainmaker Academy (graduate--intensive sales, marketing, and leadership development program)

The Leadership Academy (focus on executive coaching, performance management, leadership assessment, and development)