Press Release

A.M. Best and Aon's Ward Benchmarking Solutions Recognizes Baker Tilly as Top Auditor in U.S.

CHICAGO (Jan. 23, 2019) – Best’s Review, the insurance news magazine published by A.M. Best Company, and Aon’s Ward Benchmarking Solutions, a trusted source of performance data for insurance organizations, have recognized Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP (Baker Tilly) as a top audit firm. Baker Tilly ranks 5th in the Top Health Audit Firms category and 11th in the Top Property/Casualty Audit Firms category according to A.M. Best. Baker Tilly ranks 7th by percentage of premiums according to Aon’s Ward Benchmarking Solutions. 

“Appearing on A.M. Best’s and Aon’s Ward Benchmarking Solution’s esteemed lists of ‘Top Auditors’ is a direct reflection of our dedication to specializing in the insurance industry,” Christine Anderson, CPA, CITP, CGMA, managing partner of growth and specialization and firm financial services industry leader, said.

“We are extremely proud to be recognized for the work and dedication our team members exert on a daily basis,” Ken Hugendubler, CPA, partner, national leader of the insurance practice at Baker Tilly, said. “The impact we have had on our clients this past year has been a rewarding journey and we look forward to the future as we continue to expand our service offering solutions to new and existing clients.”

A.M. Best Company is a global credit rating agency for the insurance industry. Best's Review is the insurance industry's premier monthly news magazine. The firm has received awards in previous years in the Top Heath Audit Firms, Top Property/Casualty Audit Firms, and Top Life Audit Firms categories.

Aon’s Ward Benchmarking Solutions is the leading provider of benchmarking and best practices studies in the insurance industry. This is the first year Baker Tilly has appeared on Aon’s top auditors list.

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