Mark T. Bakko

Mark T. Bakko



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Mark Bakko is a partner with Baker Tilly’s manufacturing and distribution practice. He has more than 35 years of accounting experience, including prior experience with a Big Four firm and as chief financial officer of a publicly traded medical device manufacturing company. He serves public, closely held and private equity-owned companies by providing a range of tax advisory, compliance and planning services for both businesses and their owners.

  • Specializes in business formations, reorganizations, mergers and liquidations
  • Represents clients before IRS and state taxing authorities at both audit and appellate levels
  • Provides personal and financial planning for corporate executives and closely held business owners
  • Develops strategies for closely held business growth
  • Assists with accounting methods and periods for tax planning consulting
  • Provides tax consulting services to family-owned business
  • Assists with multigenerational ownership transfers and preparing the business and family for possible sale
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Minnesota Society of Certified Public Accountants – speaker on various tax issues
  • Boys Scouts of America – Merit Badge Counselor
  • Discover Aviation Days – Board of Directors
  • Flywell Flying Club – Treasurer and past President
  • Junior Achievement – Project Business
  • University of Minnesota – Master of Tax program, past adjunct professor
  • Saint Rose of Lima – Trustee


Minneapolis, MN


Master of Business Taxation
Bachelor of Science in accounting
University of Minnesota – Twin Cities