Baker Tilly Promotes John Rader and Amanda Blomberg in the State and Local Government Industry Practice

Each having more than 15 years of experience at Baker Tilly, John Rader and Amanda Blomberg have been promoted from senior manager to firm director.

MADISON, Wis. (August 23, 2016) – Nationally recognized accounting and advisory firm Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP (Baker Tilly) is pleased to announce that John Rader and Amanda Blomberg have each been promoted to the position of firm director.

Blomberg has been with Baker Tilly since 2000 and Rader joined the firm in 2001. Both are members of the firm’s state and local government industry practice and specialize in providing financial audit, single audit and consulting services to governmental entities including counties, cities, villages, healthcare facilities and state agencies.

“We are excited about the talent that John and Amanda will bring to their clients in these new positions,” Vicki Hellenbrand, Baker Tilly partner and state and local government practice leader, said. “They each possess deep knowledge of the state and local government industry along with forward thinking attitudes, which is precisely what we look for in our firm director candidates.”

As firm directors, Rader and Blomberg will each take on additional responsibilities for leading client engagements and addressing the needs of Baker Tilly’s governmental clients.

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