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Baker Tilly is named a Best Workplace in Chicago by Fortune magazine

Honorees are selected based on team member feedback. Baker Tilly ranked 8th among 15 organizations included in the 2022 ranking.

Thomas Walker, Jr., CPA, JD
Managing Partner
+1 (312) 729 8029

Tom Walker is the managing partner for Baker Tilly’s Illinois offices, as well as a managing director for Baker Tilly Capital, LLC, the wholly owned private investment banking subsidiary of Baker Tilly. He joined the firm in 2007 and has significant experience in structuring and negotiating transactions across a broad range of industries.

Tom and his family returned to Chicago in 2010. When he isn't cheering on the Blackhawks, Bears and Cubs, he spends time golfing, fishing and boating on Lake Michigan. In addition, Tom is a proponent for community involvement as a director for the Big Shoulders Fund, the Lincoln Park Zoo, Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce and many more organizations.

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We’re honored to be consistently recognized for the collective efforts of our team members to create an inclusive, collaborative and value-driven culture.

  1. Baker Tilly is named a Best Workplace in Chicago by Fortune magazine
  2. Crain's Chicago Business Best Places to Work 2022
  3. Great Place to Work Certified
  4. Best Places to Work – 2021, Crain's Chicago Business
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