Baker Tilly Names Managing Partner of Tax Services

Baker Tilly Virchow Krause LLP has announced that Kelly Toole has been named Managing Partner of Tax Services.  In his newly appointed role, he will provide leadership and strategic direction focused on best practices, risk management, leadership development, staff education and training, and recruitment initiatives to support the firm’s expanding tax practice. 

Toole holds a Master of Science in Taxation from American University and has more than 20 years of public accounting experience. Formerly a Partner with the Washington, DC area firm of Beers + Cutler, Toole became a Partner with Baker Tilly in 2009 as the result of a merger between the two premier firms. He is currently a member of the firm’s Executive and Valuation committees and will continue to serve in his new role from Baker Tilly’s office location in Tysons Corner. Kelly will also continue to work with clients in the greater DC region.

“Kelly understands what it takes to provide clients with exceptional service and specialized expertise,” said Baker Tilly CEO Tim Christen. “His knowledge and collaborative spirit will strengthen this important area of our practice.”

Ed Offterdinger, Executive Managing Partner with Baker Tilly, echoed Christen’s comments.  “Not only does Kelly bring valuable experience and expertise to the firm’s tax practice,” said Offterdinger, “he demonstrates sincere passion for his work with clients – every day in every situation. I look forward to continuing to work with Kelly in this exciting new role.”