Baker Tilly Named a Best Place to Work in Chicago

CHICAGO (April 10, 2017) – Leading accounting and advisory firm Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP (Baker Tilly) has been named one of Chicago’s “Best Places to Work” in 2017 by Crain’s Chicago Business.

“This award is an honor and a great reflection of the team member-focused culture we work hard to create at Baker Tilly,” Baker Tilly Regional Managing Partner Thomas Walker said. “Our people are our most important investment and we’re proud to foster an environment where exceptional people are valued and can reach their career goals.”

Each year, Crain’s honors companies that do the very best by their employees in the Chicago area with the Best Places to Work awards. These companies not only offer “the top benefits and compensation packages but also get rave staff reviews on everything from sponsored training to free snacks.” The award evaluates employee opinions and identifies and recognizes companies that have successfully built positive workplace cultures.

Baker Tilly ranked number 24 among the almost 200 companies that submitted to the 2017 Crain’s Chicago Business 2017 best work place ranking.

“Chicago is an important strategic region for Baker Tilly and we are proud to be recognized by Crain’s as a Best Place to Work,” Baker Tilly Chief Human Resources Officer Karleen Mussman said. “Our values of integrity, passion, stewardship and collaboration underpin our culture and they drive everything we do. Our talent strategy is to focus on our people, and every single person in our firm makes a difference.”

“We’ve worked together to create a remarkable culture that fosters genuine care, respect, and support for one another,” Mussman said. “Our extensive professional development programs enable our team members to have challenging and rewarding careers and to serve our clients as Valued Business Advisors. Year after year we are honored with workplace awards as recognition of our employee-focused culture and the workplace programs that we provide to our team members. That’s the Baker Tilly way.”

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