Blackman Kallick is fully committed to being part of the success of the Chicago technology community.
Chicago, IL (PRWEB) April 10, 2012
Blackman Kallick, the Chicago-based audit, tax, and consulting firm, has become a Strategic Partner with Built In Chicago, an organization dedicated to supporting technology entrepreneurs in the greater Chicago area. In addition to this role as the exclusive accounting sponsor, Blackman Kallick will also provide accounting, tax, and human resources consulting services to Built In Chicago’s “Startup of the Month.”
Formed in 2010, Built In Chicago is a rapidly growing online community of entrepreneurs, engineers, marketers, investors, and academics working together to promote innovation and the international visibility of Chicago’s digital technology companies.
Blackman Kallick’s alliance with Built In Chicago is a natural fit for the firm’s Emerging Enterprises and Technology practice, which provides expertise to growing companies within the technology, life sciences, pharmaceuticals, and green energy industries, according to practice leader Brian Langham.
“Blackman Kallick is fully committed to being part of the success of the Chicago technology community,” Langham said. “Technology is driving tremendous growth in the economy today, and Chicago is at the forefront. Organizations like Built In Chicago create an important platform to help promote the early-stage technology companies here in Chicago. We see tremendous synergies between our firm and Built In Chicago, and we’re thrilled to be able to participate and provide meaningful support to entrepreneurs, startups, and other high-growth companies.”
About Blackman Kallick
Blackman Kallick provides audit, tax, and consulting services for privately held and public companies as well as not-for-profit organizations. Founded in 1962, Blackman Kallick is the ninth largest accounting and consulting firm in Chicago (Crain’s Chicago Business, October 17, 2011), employs more than 220 professionals, and is a leading member of HLB International, a worldwide network of independent professional accounting firms and business advisors in 450 offices spanning 100 countries. With specialized industry practices that include Emerging Enterprises and Technology, Manufacturing and Distribution, Construction, Family Office, Food, Hospitality, Insurance, Not-for-Profit, Private Equity and Venture Capital, Real Estate, and Healthcare Services, Blackman Kallick combines sophisticated, market-leading services with an accessible and personal approach.