Baker Tilly Expands Philadelphia Life Sciences and Technology Practices with New Partner

Immanuel John K., CPA brings more than 30 years of consulting and auditing experience to Baker Tilly

PHILADELPHIA (June 19, 2019) – Leading advisory, tax and assurance firm Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP (Baker Tilly) announces that Immanuel John K., CPA has joined the firm as a partner in the Philadelphia commercial practice. He will focus on the firm’s growing life sciences and technology industries.

John K. has more than 30 years of experience advising and auditing private and public companies in the technology, life sciences, professional services, medical devices, telecommunications, manufacturing and distribution industries. His experience includes advising and assisting clients in the IPO process and in secondary offerings.

“We are excited to have Immanuel join our Baker Tilly family with all of the talent he brings to further enhance our leadership and focus on our life sciences and technology practices,” Baker Tilly’s Philadelphia Managing Partner and Commercial Practice Leader Fred Massanova said. “Immanuel’s experience as an advisor, auditor, thought leader and community advocate will greatly contribute to the growth and success of our firm in the Philadelphia market.”

John K. is a recognized leader and value architect for the industries and clients he serves. He has authored many articles, frequently speaks at industry events and currently serves as the treasurer of the Philadelphia-Israel Chamber of Commerce.

“The welcome I’ve received from my colleagues at Baker Tilly has been outstanding, and I am excited to enter this next phase of my career,” John K. said. “I look forward to working closely with the Philadelphia team as well as my colleagues across the firm in the life sciences and technology industries to enhance and protect our clients’ value.”

In his previous position at a multinational accounting and consulting firm, John K. led the technology and life sciences industry practice in Philadelphia and the Northeast U.S. for several years. He also served as that firm’s national leader of the software and life sciences industry segments, advising companies on various business issues.

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