Shanté George of Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP Selected for ABI’s “40 Under 40”

Shanté George of Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP Selected for ABI’s “40 Under 40”

Alexandria, Va. ABI announces that Shanté George of Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP (New York) has been selected for ABI’s “40 Under 40,” recognizing 40 of the top insolvency industry professionals under the age of 40. This year’s awardees will be formally recognized at ABI’s 2018 Winter Leadership Conference, taking place Dec. 6-8 at the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess in Scottsdale, Ariz.

George is a director with Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP and has consulting experience in the areas of bankruptcy, financial and operational restructuring, transactional due diligence and forensic investigations. She has extensive experience advising companies, unsecured creditors, lenders, trustees and examiners in both bankruptcy and out-of-court proceedings.

George manages the day-to-day aspects of engagements, including challenging and leading large teams in conducting complex forensic and financial analyses relating to the evaluation of potential causes of action, Ponzi schemes, asset-misappropriation and tracing, earnings manipulation, and other forensic-accounting matters. She assists in the preparation of expert reports, the discovery process, and in preparing experts for testimony and trial. She has also provided testimony at trial in connection with a bankruptcy matter involving alleged fraudulent transfers in the Southern District of New York.

Before joining Baker Tilly, George was a senior vice president in the Corporate Recovery & Litigation Services practice at Mesirow Financial Consulting, LLC.

“The 2018 ABI ‘40 Under 40’ Class is already advancing the bankruptcy profession forward,” said ABI Executive Director Samuel J. Gerdano. “Each of these remarkable young men and women are attaining achievements not just in their professional careers, but also as leaders in their communities.

The “40 Under 40” winners are distinguished by professional achievements and service and were selected by a group of experienced professionals from ABI’s current leadership. Nominations were submitted via the initiative’s website, through which professionals nominated themselves or a colleague. Membership in ABI was not required, and more than 200 candidates were evaluated. Those selected were chosen from both large and small firms from every region of the country, and represent diverse practice areas such as law, finance, accounting, consulting, academia, government and more.

Click here to view the full list of the 2018 “40 Under 40” honorees.


ABI is the largest multi-disciplinary, nonpartisan organization dedicated to research and education on matters related to insolvency. ABI was founded in 1982 to provide Congress and the public with unbiased analysis of bankruptcy issues. The ABI membership includes nearly 11,000 attorneys, accountants, bankers, judges, professors, lenders, turnaround specialists and other bankruptcy professionals, providing a forum for the exchange of ideas and information. For additional information on ABI, visit For additional conference information, visit