Brian R. Simpson

Director, International Growth Services · +1 (248) 368 8912
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Brian Simpson is the director of International Growth Services practice with Baker Tilly. Brian brings more than 15 years of experience in international positions in multiple industries, including management consulting, automotive, location based services and retail analytics. He has led due diligence projects for multiple cross border acquisition targets and has lived or worked for extended periods in Germany, England, Mexico and Brazil.

Responsible for supporting international operations through a network of global, regional and local resources

Leads market expansion projects

Conducts market entry research and offers value added recommendations to reduce risk and exposure

Provides strategic management and planning support including the development of cost models and budgeting

Manages teams of short term consultants internationally to achieve project objectives

Serves as a liaison between government agencies and leadership to streamline business start up procedures

Ensures adherence to subcontracting and contract management plans, contract compliance, reporting and program results

Experience in business enabling, foreign direct investment, trade and competiveness, tax reform and international development




Bachelor of Science in mechanical engineering

Kettering University (Flint, Michigan)

Master of Business Administration, corporate strategy emphasis

University of Michigan, Ross School of Business

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