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Jeffrey R. DeYoung

Managing Partner, Minneapolis, CPA, MST
612 876 4760

Jeffrey DeYoung is the managing partner of Baker Tilly's Minneapolis office, which is comprised of 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. With the firm since 1999, Jeff was elected to and served more than 10 years on the Board of Partners and is a past member of the firm’s Management Committee. He has also served as the regional managing partner for the Detroit and Chicago offices.


  • 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
  • Specializes in business formations, reorganizations, acquisitions, and liquidations
  • Assists clients with capital needs, both debt and equity
  • 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
  • Minnesota Chamber of Commerce – Advisory Board Member, 2015–present
  • Saint Paul’s Outreach – Board Member and Finance Chair, 2013–present
  • Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra – Board of Directors, 2007-2008, 2017–present
  • University of St. Thomas – Catholic Studies Advisory Board Member, 2011–2017
  • Minnesota Chamber of Commerce – Board Chair, 2013–2014
  • Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce – Board of Directors, 2010–2012
  • Author and speaker on a variety of real estate and construction topics – including articles published in Journal of Construction Accounting and Taxation and MN Real Estate Journal and speaking engagements at the MN Society of Certified Public Accountants’ annual Tax Conference
  • University of Minnesota Masters of Business Taxation Program – Taxation of Property Transactions, former adjunct professor


University of Wisconsin (La Crosse, Wisconsin)
Bachelor of Science in accounting

William Howard Taft University (Santa Ana, California)
Master of Science in taxation

Harvard Executive Education – Leadership