Baker Tilly’s Debra Bowes and Tim Gooch Among Top 100 People

Partner Debra Bowes and Partner Tim Gooch were recognized by Pennsylvania Business Central.

WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (Feb. 6, 2018) – Leading accounting and advisory firm Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP (Baker Tilly) congratulates Partner Debra Bowes, CPA and Partner Tim Gooch, CPA on being recognized as two of the Top 100 People of 2017 by Pennsylvania Business Central.

Every year, Pennsylvania Business Central honors the top 100 professionals in business and economic development who have dedicated their time and energy to developing their organizations and communities, achieving excellent work-life balance and contributing to the success of others.

“We are extremely proud to have Deb and Tim represent Baker Tilly as two of the Top 100 People in Central and Northern PA,” John Nealon, Northern Pennsylvania managing partner, said. “Each of them is deserving of this honor as I’ve seen firsthand the commitments and sacrifices they have made throughout their careers to serve their respective clients, teams, communities and families.”

Bowes joined Baker Tilly in 1995 and leads the firm’s healthcare practice in Central and Northern Pennsylvania. She specializes in providing audit services to hospital and health systems. Gooch joined the firm in 1999 and is a partner in the commercial practice, specializing in serving the natural gas industry and providing closely held business consulting and tax compliance.

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