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Baker Tilly Boosts Data Analytics Strength with Talavant Acquisition

Baker Tilly Boosts Data Analytics Strength with Talavant Acquisition

CHICAGO and MADISON, Wis. (March 11, 2020) – Leading advisory, tax and assurance firm Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP (Baker Tilly) announces the acquisition of Talavant, Inc. (Talavant), a Madison-based data analytics management consulting firm. The move bolsters Baker Tilly’s digital foundation to support market demand for data solutions.

Talavant excels in helping organizations leverage data as a competitive asset, a service that builds upon Baker Tilly Digital, a suite of data analytic and advanced technology capabilities that help companies navigate the complexities of digital transformation.

“Teaming Talavant’s deep analytics capabilities with Baker Tilly’s advanced technology solutions and industry specialization creates a unique combination of skills, knowledge and bench strength to help our clients anticipate market conditions and make strategic decisions,” Principal and Baker Tilly Digital Leader John Runte said.

“Joining forces with Baker Tilly broadens our capabilities to serve the growing needs of our clients and provide exciting opportunities for our team members,” Talavant President Dave DuVarney said. “Baker Tilly and Talavant share a focus on maximizing client value and providing a personalized client experience.”

Baker Tilly Digital encompasses an evolving set of Baker Tilly’s most technical service offerings, from analytics and cloud strategies to its own Digital | Labs, a development incubator of next-generation tools and services. The team of advanced technologists, data scientists, intelligent automation practitioners and emerging technology leaders, with deep industry knowledge, focuses on integration of advanced technologies and core business transformation services. For more information on Baker Tilly Digital, visit

About Baker Tilly US, LLP (

Baker Tilly US, LLP (Baker Tilly) is a leading advisory, tax and assurance firm, providing clients a genuine coast-to-coast and global advantage with critical mass and top-notch talent in major regions of the U.S. and in many of the world’s leading financial centers – New York, London, San Francisco, Los Angeles and Chicago. Baker Tilly is an independent member of Baker Tilly International, a worldwide network of independent accounting and business advisory firms in 146 territories, with 36,000 professionals and a combined worldwide revenue of $3.9 billion. Visit or join the conversation on LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter

Baker Tilly US, LLP is a member of the Baker Tilly International network, the members of which are separate and independent legal entities. Baker Tilly refers to the global network of accounting firms of Baker Tilly International Limited. Baker Tilly International Limited does not provide services to clients.

About Talavant, Inc. (

Talavant, Inc. (Talavant) is a data analytics management consulting firm that helps organizations across all industries find, ask and answer the right questions to drive business forward by bringing the data that matters into focus. Their experienced team is a partner at every step, assessing organizational readiness and accelerating data analytics implementations. Ensuring a focused, holistic approach that goes beyond tools makes them a leading local provider of data analytics services. Headquartered in Madison, Wis., Talavant brings business a competitive edge with faster, more relevant analytics.

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