BlumShapiro Managing Partner Carl Johnson has been appointed Chairman, North American Regional Advisory Council of Baker Tilly International.
BlumShapiro, the largest New England-based regional accounting, tax and business consulting firm, today announced that Firm Managing Partner Carl Johnson has been appointed Chairman of the North American Regional Advisory Council of Baker Tilly International, one of the world’s leading networks of independently owned and managed accountancy and business advisory firms.
BlumShapiro is a member of Baker Tilly International (BTI), which consists of 154 member firms that provide accounting, assurance, tax and specialist business advice to clients in 133 countries.
“All of us at BlumShapiro congratulate Carl on this prestigious and respectful appointment,” said Joseph Kask, BlumShapiro Office Managing Partner, West Hartford, CT office. “Baker Tilly International will be well served by a man of such commitment, leadership and class in our industry.”
In his role with the organization, Johnson will serve as the spokesperson for BTI across the North American region and represent the network at regional and world conferences. In addition, Johnson will lead the coordination and development of business between BTI members, the recruitment of new firms to the region and the implementation of the network’s regional strategy.
As Firm Managing Partner of BlumShapiro, Johnson is responsible for the implementation of the strategic plan and the effective financial management and operation of the firm. Under his leadership, through mergers, organic growth and the acquisition of experienced talent, BlumShapiro has grown to over 400 professional and administrative staff.
Johnson has nearly 30 years of experience serving privately held companies in a wide range of industries with a concentration in construction. He was elected BlumShapiro’s Chief Operating Officer in 1999 and Managing Partner in 2002.