Jeff Jorge, principal and Michigan’s International Services Practice Leader, joined Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP in 2015 following the merger of the firm with Global Development Partners, where Jeff was its executive partner. Jeff is responsible for delivering growth strategy formulation, implementation, and turnkey international market entry support to companies in multiple industry sectors and foreign markets – with particular emphasis in the Americas and large, fast-growing emerging economies such as Mexico and Brazil. Jeff is fluent in Portuguese and Spanish, and leads the Latin American Service Desk firm-wide.
Jeff is (1) responsible for helping companies reach double digit annual growth rates and operational expansion into over 20 foreign markets, (2) helping companies realize accelerated market growth in key international markets with reduced risks, faster and superior outcomes compared to an independent effort, (3) experienced in leading large-scale, inbound and outbound global ventures for Fortune 500 companies, closely-held businesses and non-profits entities, (4) responsible for the launch and international market success of various companies and business units in a wide array of industry sectors, (5) responsible for leading a team that delivers hands-on, turnkey market growth implementation, including removal of client’s operational barriers abroad and significantly reducing import duties/tariffs, (6) experienced in leading complex international assignments such as corporate strategy, new facility development, operations, manufacturing, regulatory affairs, and marketing and sales efforts
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“Baker Tilly accelerated our path to increased global growth in a manner far greater than we would have been able to reach ourselves.” –G. Abusamra, Chief Executive Officer, Oxus America
“ShopperTrak has worked with Baker Tilly as we have considered our path forward in Brazil and other LatAm countries. They are an extension of our team, as we navigate the cultural, linguistic, and business nuances of the region. The bottom line: outcomes are faster and more beneficial when both the American company and the potential LatAm partner have Baker Tilly as a bridge to forge the best outcome.” –B. Simpson, Vice President – Latin America, ShopperTrak