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Kimberly S. Herlitzka

608 240 2540

Kimberly Herlitzka, Principal with Baker Tilly Search & Staffing, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP, joined the firm in 1996. She focuses on helping clients find and evaluate accounting talent and has extensive experience recruiting accounting and finance professionals at all levels—from CFO to clerical level accountants. Kim oversees a team of direct hire recruiters and temporary staffing professionals.


  • Collaborates with clients during the entire recruiting lifecycle, providing access to qualified professionals who meet her clients’ business needs
  • Assists clients with compensation negotiations for new hires and provides employee compensation analyses to assist clients in securing top talent
  • Hires and assists with the training and professional development of new Baker Tilly Search & Staffing team members
  • Leads GROW@Baker Tilly, a firmwide committee dedicated to the growth and retention of women in the firm


  • Financial Executives International (FEI)
  • United Way
  • Leadership Greater Madison Alumni
  • Madison Children’s Museum – Tea & Trains Committee


University of Illinois – Champaign-Urbana
Bachelor of Science in Finance