Baker Tilly Adds New Partner and Expands Services to Consumer Lenders

CHICAGO (March 17, 2015) – Nationally recognized accounting and advisory firm Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP (Baker Tilly) is expanding its services to consumer lenders, including mortgage servicers, with the addition of new partner, Brian Lane, CPA, CISA.

Lane has more than twenty years international accounting firm experience and is leading the expansion of Baker Tilly’s Consumer Financial Protection Bureau exam readiness and other services related to consumer lending activities. The practice helps servicers prepare for and comply with the rapidly changing mortgage servicing and consumer lending regulations.

“Brian has deep experience working with consumer lenders and helping them effectively address significant regulatory requirements,” said Christine Anderson, CITP, CPA, managing partner – assurance and firm leader of the financial services practice at Baker Tilly. “Adding Brian’s expertise to our team allows us to provide more of the specialized services our clients need to manage risk and thrive in today’s environment.”

Based in the firm’s New York City office, he earned a bachelor’s degree from University of Delaware and a master’s degree from Rutgers University. He is an active member of the Financial Management Society and Mortgage Bankers Association.

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Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP (Baker Tilly) is a nationally recognized, full-service accounting and advisory firm whose specialized professionals connect with clients and their businesses through refreshing candor and clear industry insight. With approximately 2,800 employees across the United States, Baker Tilly is ranked as one of the 15 largest accounting and advisory firms in the country. Headquartered in Chicago, Baker Tilly is an independent member of Baker Tilly International, a worldwide network of independent accounting and business advisory firms in 147 territories, with 33,600 professionals. The combined worldwide revenue of independent member firms is $3.4 billion.