Fort Wayne, Ind. - INSIDE Public Accounting (IPA) names Baden Gage & Schroeder, LLC as one of the 2017 Best of the Best public accounting firms in the nation.


The 2017 Best of the Best firms, the highest performers within the profession, are ranked on more than 70 metrics. These firms produce superior financial results while planning for long term, sustainable growth. Only 50 firms are selected annually for this prestigious recognition. Baden is one of only two Indiana-based public accounting firms to earn the honor this year.


“We are honored and proud to receive this recognition,” states Christine K. Hootman, managing director. “As Baden continues to grow, this honor is a testament to our client focus, industry knowledge and professionalism that set us apart from other firms.”


“Best of the Best firms excel by achieving the delicate balance of focus on culture, clients, team and financial results,” says Michael Platt, principal of the Platt Group and publisher of the accounting trade publication, INSIDE Public Accounting. “Best of the Best firms are judged on dozens of metrics that truly take a holistic view of success. Their strategic focus on all areas that make accounting firms great have produced the results that merit this sought-after accolade.”


A full list of the 2017 IPA Best of the Best firms can be found on IPA’s website.


About Baden Gage & Schroeder, LLC

Baden Gage & Schroeder was established in 1980 and is one of the largest certified public accounting and business consulting firms based in Indiana. The firm, with headquarters in Fort Wayne, has 7 directors and over 50 employees serving businesses in the construction, manufacturing/distribution, health care, financial institution, and service/wholesale/retail industries.  Baden Gage & Schroeder is a member of The Leading Edge Alliance, a network of major independently owned accounting and consulting firms. Learn more about Baden Gage & Schroeder at


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