Thomas Walker, Jr.

Thomas Walker Jr.


Managing Partner, Managing Director

+1 (312) 729 8029

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Tom Walker is the managing partner for Baker Tilly’s offices in Illinois, as well as a managing director for Baker Tilly Capital, LLC, the wholly owned private investment banking subsidiary of Baker Tilly. He joined the firm in 2007 and has significant experience in structuring and negotiating transactions across a broad range of industries.

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  • Assists firm clients in defining and meeting strategic goals
  • Advises firm clients on value creation and retention
  • Counsels clients in connection with acquisitions and divestitures of businesses, divisions and product lines
  • Structures and negotiates various transactions between clients and third parties
  • Analyzes and evaluates risk and opportunities for clients with respect to pending or contemplated transactions
  • Conducts high-level due diligence
  • Oversees general tax planning with respect to transactions
  • Big Shoulders Fund, director
  • Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce, director
  • Chartered Global Management Accountant
  • Economic Club of Chicago, director
  • Financial Industry Regulatory Authority – Series 7 and 66 securities licenses
  • Lincoln Park Zoo, director
  • State of Illinois Certified Public Accountant
  • State Bar of Wisconsin, member
  • United States Tax Court, admitted


Chicago, IL


University of Wisconsin – Madison
Juris Doctorate, Cum Laude

Marquette University (Milwaukee, Wisconsin)
Bachelor of Science, accounting