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Baker Tilly Adds David Ross to Enhance National Cybersecurity Specialization

TYSONS, Va. (November 1, 2017) – Nationally recognized accounting and advisory firm Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP (Baker Tilly) is pleased to announce the addition of David Ross to its cybersecurity and information technology (IT) risk services practice. Ross joins the firm’s Washington, D.C. office as a principal, bringing more than 25 years of experience serving clients in the pharmaceutical, healthcare, scientific research, energy and information technology (IT) industries.

“We are excited to welcome David as a growth leader in our cybersecurity and IT risk services practice,” Raina Rose Tagle, national practice leader for risk, internal audit and cybersecurity at Baker Tilly, said. “David’s innovation and thought leadership will drive creative solutions with positive results for our clients. He enhances our ability to help clients safeguard information so they can remain focused on mission-critical objectives.”

Ross specializes in cybersecurity strategy, innovation strategy and execution, business transformation and driving entrepreneurial initiatives, including successful new business creation, new market penetration and forging new business models across a variety of industry verticals. Prior to joining Baker Tilly, Ross led a cybersecurity services team for a large accounting and consulting firm. His past experience also includes serving as general manager at General Dynamics Commercial Cyber Services, where he launched and managed the new commercial division. Ross is a recognized speaker and published author on cybersecurity issues, and a board leadership fellow with the National Association of Corporate Directors.

“Baker Tilly’s focus on specialization is what sets the firm apart,” Ross said. “The firm’s continued investment in critical client services like cybersecurity and IT risk uniquely position us to provide superior, tailored solutions to our clients.”

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