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Baker Tilly Admits 23 New Partners

CHICAGO (June 3, 2020) – Leading advisory, tax and assurance firm Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP (Baker Tilly) admits 23 new partners specializing in a variety of industries and services across the firm, effective June 1.

“Our new partners embody our values of collaboration, integrity, passion and stewardship,” Baker Tilly CEO Alan Whitman said. “We are proud of each new partner and look forward to their leadership as we create the advisory CPA firm of the future.” 

Baker Tilly’s newest partners are:

Mark Boettcher, CPA, CISA, CBCP, Consulting – Risk Internal Audit Consulting – Financial Services (Milwaukee)

Jeff Dorner, CPA, MAS, Assurance – Commercial (Chicago)

Matt Eckerle, CIPMA, Consulting – Public Sector - Municipal Advisory (Indianapolis)

Daniel Ehr, CPA, Tax – Manufacturing and Distribution (Appleton, Wisconsin)

Shane Elrod, CPA, Tax – Construction and Real Estate (Plano, Texas)

Russell Fleming, CPA, CGMA, Assurance – Construction and Real Estate (Minneapolis)

Wesley Fraser, CPA, Tax – Commercial (Wilmington, Delaware)

Matt Gilbert, CISA, CRISC, Consulting – Risk Internal Audit Consulting (Washington, D.C.)

Nicholas Hinz, CPA, Assurance – Manufacturing and Distribution (Madison, Wisconsin)

Kristyn Howell, CPA, MBA, Tax – Manufacturing and Distribution (Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania)

Ryan Lay, CPA, Assurance – Not-for-Profit (Milwaukee)

Kyle Mair, CPA, Tax – Baker Tilly Advantage (Janesville, Wisconsin)

Bradley Mease, CPA, Assurance – Manufacturing and Distribution (Chicago)

Theresa Nickels, JD, General Counsel – Legal (Madison, Wisconsin)

Matt Nitka, CPA, Assurance – Financial Services (Milwaukee)

Anthony Ollmann, CPA, CCA, Consulting – Construction and Real Estate (Madison, Wisconsin)

Matthew Prentiss, CPA, Assurance – Commercial (New York City)

Bernard Regan, MSc, MBCS, Consulting – Global Insurance and Litigation (London)

Brian Rozek, CPA, Assurance – Financial Services (Milwaukee)

Justin Turner, Consulting – Transaction Advisory Services (Plano, Texas)

Colin Walsh, JD, Tax – Specialty Tax (Chicago)

Liisa Warden, CPA, Tax – Construction and Real Estate (Washington, D.C.)

Colleen Wevodau, CPA, MBA, Assurance – Construction and Real Estate (Washington, D.C.)

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