Baker Tilly Honored with Jefferson Award

MINNEAPOLIS - The Minneapolis office of Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP was recently recognized as one of 12 winners of the Jefferson Awards for corporate philanthropy. The award, given annually by The Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal, spotlights companies whose corporate volunteerism is making a difference in the Twin Cities community. Baker Tilly Virchow Krause was acknowledged for its work with a variety of charitable organizations, including Volunteers Enlisted to Help People (VEAP), Hope for the City, Habitat for Humanity and Cristo Rey High School.

Jeff DeYoung, Managing Partner of Baker Tilly Virchow Krause’s Minneapolis office noted, "This recognition is a testament to the volunteer work we do with numerous community organizations. Community involvement aligns with our firm’s core value of stewardship, and I am very proud of our employees’ ongoing efforts to make our communities better places to live and work."

The firm, along with this year’s other honorees, was recognized at an awards reception held November 29 at the Xcel Energy Center.

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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.