Frank J. Walker

Frank J. Walker



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Frank Walker is a partner and leader of Baker Tilly’s transaction and financial advisory practice. With more than 20 years of public accounting, industry (CFO) and consulting experience. Frank manages professionals located in the Washington D.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and New York metro areas skilled in providing transaction advisory and CFO support services. Baker Tilly’s transaction services include financial and tax due diligence, quality of earnings (QoE), business valuations, seller preparation assistance, integration support, and structuring and negotiation in connection with mergers and acquisitions. The practice also serves the office of the CFO by providing interim management assistance, audit and accounting support, financial modeling and analysis (FP&A) and other special project assistance.

 Frank started his career at an international accounting firm working in the audit and tax practices and also served as CFO for two businesses that he led through turnaround, growth, financing, acquisitions and eventual successful exits for shareholders. He has been with Baker Tilly since 2005 and currently serves on the Baker Tilly Board of Partners.

  • Extensive experience providing financial and tax due diligence, quality of earnings, financial modeling, structuring and negotiation in connection with mergers and acquisitions, significant financing events and special situations
  • Frank has directly led or advised on many billion dollars in transactions in his career
  • Leads teams skilled at serving the office of the CFO on projects such as carve-out financials, financial restatements, accounting advisory, audit preparation, complex financial modeling, budget preparation, cash flow forecasts, interim finance function support and process improvement
  • Business valuation services for tax planning, financial reporting, strategic business planning and transaction disputes
  • Frank has led such projects for clients ranging in size from emerging growth to S&P 500 companies
  • Frequent speaker on the topic of corporate growth, financing, acquisitions and accounting topics at universities, trade associations, and the Association for Corporate Growth, among others
  • Published author on the role of the CFO and corporate boards
  • Association for Corporate Growth (ACG), greater Washington, Philadelphia, New York
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • National Association of Certified Valuation Analysts (NACVA)
  • Bisnow's Primer on Mergers and Acquisition Considerations, contributor, October 2016
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
  • Certified in Financial Forensics (CFF)
  • Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA)


Washington, DC


Bachelor of Arts in accounting
The Catholic University of America (Washington, D.C.)