Chicago-based Baker Tilly Virchow Krause (FY16 net revenue of $522 million) announced that Alex Walther and Matthew O’Leary recently were each honored by the AICPA with the Standing Ovation Award for professional achievement in the field of forensic accounting and business valuation.
Walther is a senior manager in Baker Tilly’s forensic, litigation and valuation services practice and has been with the firm since 2007. Walther specializes in working on complex litigation services, forensic accounting and valuation services assignments for businesses ranging from start-up entities to Fortune 100 companies.
O’Leary is a senior consultant in the firm’s forensic, litigation and valuation services group and has been with the firm since 2013. His forensic experience includes digital forensic analysis, white-collar crime investigations and tax fraud investigations. O’Leary is a Certified Information Technology Professional (CITP) and is a member of the AICPA CITP Champion program. O’Leary has also been selected as a recipient of the 2016 AICPA Information Management and Technology Assurance (IMTA) Standing Ovation award.
The AICPA established the Standing Ovation recognition program to recognize young CPAs in forensic accounting or business valuation who exhibit exemplary professional achievement.