Baker Tilly Receives Great Place to Work Certification

Employee survey recognizes firm’s excellence in key areas including communication, rewards and pride.  

CHICAGO (September 29, 2016) – Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP (Baker Tilly) is pleased to announce it has been certified as a great workplace by independent analysts at the Great Place to Work® organization.

“Baker Tilly believes that our people make the difference — for our clients, communities and each other,” Baker Tilly Chairman and CEO Alan Whitman said. “This recognition is confirmation of our commitment to them and reflects our dedication to creating an extraordinary culture of trust in which employees learn and grow and feel respected and rewarded.”

Employee responses, on which the certification is based, reflected positive employee opinions in key areas. The firm scored “great” in the categories of atmosphere, challenges and bosses, among others. As a whole, 89 percent of Baker Tilly employees say it is a great workplace, according to the Great Place to Work survey.  

“We are honored to have earned national recognition from our team members as a great workplace,” Baker Tilly Chief Human Resources Officer Karleen Mussman said. “We are dedicated to continually listening to our team members and building a culture of growth and collaboration where our people know they are highly valued and can perform at their personal and professional best.”

The Great Place to Work designation is the gold standard in workplace recognition and is a special achievement determined by responses and opinions employees provide in a comprehensive, anonymous survey. A summary of these ratings can be found at

“We applaud Baker Tilly for seeking certification and releasing its employees’ feedback,” Kim Peters, vice president of Great Place to Work’s recognition program, said. “These ratings measure its capacity to earn its own employees’ trust and create a great workplace — critical metrics that anyone considering working for or doing business with Baker Tilly should take into account as an indicator of high performance.”

To hear Baker Tilly employees share in their own words what makes Baker Tilly a great place to work, visit

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