CHICAGO–(COMMERCIAL THREAD)–Leading CPA consulting firm Baker Tilly US, LLP (Baker Tilly) announces filmmaker and adventurer Jimmy Chin as new brand ambassador. Chin is a professional mountain athlete, National Geographic photographer, Academy Award-winning filmmaker, and New York Times Best Selling author.
Jimmy’s dual career as a world-class athlete and adventure artist is unprecedented. He is equally respected for his groundbreaking achievements in mountain climbing and skiing, as well as his extraordinary photography and filmmaking.
“We are in awe of Jimmy’s adventurous spirit and eagerness to discover,” said Baker Tilly CEO Alan Whitman. “Jimmy does what no one else dares. His cutting-edge expeditions and soulful storytelling teach us that there are no limits to becoming and there is no end to learning.
Jimmy has been a professional climber and skier with The North Face Athlete team for over 20 years. Jimmy co-directs with his wife Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi. Among their celebrated films is free solo, which won an Academy Award for Best Documentary. Chin and Vasarhelyi are the executive producers of the epic 10-part series The edge of the unknown with Jimmy Chin on the National Geographic Channel.
“I admire the way Baker Tilly is forging her own path into a historic profession,” said Jimmy Chin. “They have a real desire to seek out different perspectives and discover the new every day. I look forward to joining forces and exploring new horizons together.”
“Baker Tilly’s purpose is to unleash and amplify talent – to help our people discover their strengths, hone their skills, deepen their knowledge, explore possibilities and reach personal heights,” said Whitman . “Jimmy Chin knows all about soaring to new personal heights.”
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