Baker Tilly LLP, one of the largest accounting firm headquartered in San Diego, has appointed Thomas Bennett as managing partner for the firm’s Orange County and San Diego markets.
In his new role, Bennett will have responsibility for providing leadership, management and strategic direction for the firm’s San Diego and Orange County markets, including client service delivery, business development, talent recruitment, and retention and profitability.
He will continue serving clients, providing audit and assurance services to publicly and privately held middle-market companies serving in the technology, manufacturing and life science industries. The role is effective June 1st.
“Thomas’s exceptional blend of technical know-how and business development skills make him the right leader at the right time in Orange County and San Diego,” said Steve Milner, managing partner at Baker Tilly.
Bennett succeeds Steve Milner and Michael Green who formerly served as managing partners of Orange County and San Diego, respectively. In 2020, Bennett joined Baker Tilly when the firm combined with California-based accounting and advisory firm Squar Milner LLP, Bennett had been with Squar Milner since 2006.
“Having spent my entire career in Southern California, I’m honored to lead our professionals in these markets as we help our clients navigate today’s challenges and prepare for what’s next,” Bennett said.