Baker Tilly Michigan Announces New Hires

Holly Zimmerman; Baker Tilly Michigan
Holly Zimmerman; Baker Tilly Michigan

Southfield, MICH., January 9, 2014 -- The Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP, Michigan office is proud to welcome seven new employees to its team. The announcement was made by Managing Partner Alan Whitman. They include: Matthew Howard and Holly Zimmerman.

Matthew Howard (not pictured) has a bachelor’s degree in Finance and master’s in Accounting from Michigan State University. In his current role as Tax Manager, he works closely with clients to provide tax saving strategies and comply with government relations. Howard previously worked for Baker Tilly from 2007 to 2012; after a brief tenure with Central Transport as the Tax Manager – he returned to Baker Tilly in 2013. He is a member of the Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants (MICPA), enjoys baking, a game of golf and lives in Farmington Hills.

Holly D. Zimmerman has a bachelor’s degree in Accounting from Walsh College. In her new role as Audit Manager, she plans and manages audits. She also reviews compilation engagements for entities including manufacturing, not for profit, construction and real estate. Prior to joining Baker Tilly, she was an Audit Manager at Doeren Mayhew. Zimmerman is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and the Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants (MICPA). She is married with four small children and resides in Farmington.

“Each of these individuals brings a wealth of knowledge, talent and expertise to the marketplace,” said Alan Whitman, Managing Partner for Baker Tilly. “We are confident that they will add to our cornerstone belief in providing exceptional client services – thus striving to deliver innovative financial solutions and solid business strategies to our clients.”


Baker Tilly’s Michigan office is located in Southfield, One Towne Square, Ste. 600. There are 120 employees, and practice areas cover assurance, tax, advisory and consulting.  


About Baker Tilly

With more than 1,600 professionals in the US, Baker Tilly provides a wide range of accounting, tax and advisory services.  Ranked as one of the top 20 largest firms in the country*, Baker Tilly serves clients from offices in Chicago, Detroit, Minneapolis, New York, Washington, DC and throughout Wisconsin.


Baker Tilly is an independent member of Baker Tilly International, a worldwide network of independent accounting and business advisory firms in 125 countries, with more than 24,000 professionals.  The combined worldwide revenue of independent member firms exceeds $3 billion.  

*According to the 2013 Accounting Today “Top 100 Firms.”







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