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Rike Harrison, chief sales officer (CSO) with Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP, has been with the firm since 2016. As CSO, Rike has leadership responsibility and accountability for Baker Tilly’s sales organization, leading sales organization design including business development and sales roles, sales channel, and resources delivery. Rike manages day-to-day operations of the sales function, helps create processes to drive lead generation, and strengthens our firm’s sales effectiveness capabilities.


  • Leads strategy development, business planning, market intelligence, client analytics, marketing and business development activities
  • Moves organizations into new markets and defining new market solutions to expand the client base
  • Designs and implements actionable client experience programs and introducing innovative and robust sales and delivery methodologies
  • Guides people, processes and resources and change management to enable strategy and growth
  • Builds collaborative growth culture by building competencies and leveraging communications and rewards programs
  • Works closely with business leaders on all sales enablement and sales effectiveness efforts
  • Leads dynamic teams of business development and sales enablement experts


  • Community Health Charities Board of Directors
  • Best Prep, Board of Directors
  • Across America Boxer Rescue Board of Directors
  • International Club of Minnesota
  • The Art Institute of Minnesota, Arts Circle Member


Georgia Southern University–Statesboro, Georgia
Master of Business Administration in International Management

University of Cologne, Germany
Master of Science in Applied Mathematics