Jeffrey DeYoung

Managing Partner, Minneapolis, CPA, MST · +1 (612) 876 4760

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As managing partner of Baker Tilly’s Minneapolis office, Jeff DeYoung oversees talent development, resource management and the creation of high-performing teams. The Minneapolis office comprises more than 240 tax, audit, consulting, risk and staffing professionals. He also leads the firm’s Midwest region risk, internal audit and cybersecurity (RIAC) and tax practices. Since joining the firm in 1999, Jeff was elected to and served more than 10 years on the board of partners, and also served as a past member of the National Management Committee. Previously, Jeff was market leader in Illinois and Michigan.

  • Provides leadership, management and strategic direction for the Minneapolis office, including client service, staff retention and recruiting and profitability
  • Implements regional deployment of firm business objectives
  • Works closely with partners of the Midwest region’s RIAC and tax areas to develop core strategies that identify opportunities and leverage the evolving marketplace for growth
  • Specializes in business formations, reorganizations, acquisitions and liquidations
  • Assists clients with both debt and equity capital needs
  • Serves large construction and real estate clients with tax planning and business strategy needs


  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Minnesota Society of Certified Public Accountants
  • Author and speaker on a variety of real estate and construction topics, including articles published in the Journal of Construction Accounting & Taxation and the Minnesota Real Estate Journal, and speaking engagements at the Minnesota Society of Certified Public Accountants’ annual tax conference
  • University of Minnesota, Carlson School Master of Business Taxation Program, taxation of property transactions, former adjunct professor


  • Minnesota Chamber of Commerce, board chair (2013-2014), advisory board member (2015-present)
  • Saint Paul’s Outreach, board member and finance chair (2013-present)
  • The Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra, board of directors (2007-2008; 2017-present)
  • Town & Country Club, board of directors (2016-present)
  • University of St. Thomas Center for Catholic Studies, advisory board member (2011-2017)
  • The Republican Party of Minnesota, finance chair (2016)
  • Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce, board of directors (2010-2012)




William Howard Taft University
Master of Science, taxation

University of Wisconsin-La Crosse
Bachelor of Science, accounting

Harvard Business School
Executive Education, Program for Leadership Development