Tim Christen Appointed Chairman of the AICPA’s Major Firms Group

Timothy Christen, chief executive of Madison, Wis.-based Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, (FY09 net revenue of $207.2 million) has been appointed chairman of the American Institute of CPAs’ Major Firms Group.

Christen will serve a three-year term.

Formed in the mid-1970s, the Major Firms Group consists of more than 75 of the nation’s top 100 firms who have 75 or more AICPA members. It acts as a unified voice representing the interests of national and regional firms, and is a powerful advocate of thought leadership for the profession. Christen continues to serve as a member of the AICPA Board of Directors, working in conjunction with the organization’s national council to oversee management and services that impact the more than 350,000 AICPA members nationwide.