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         James R. Murray, CPA

         612 876 4914

         James Murray, Partner in the Public Sector Practice Group, has been with
         Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP since 1983. He specializes in providing
         financial auditing, accounting, and consulting services to public sector
         entities. Jim has extensive experience in providing financial audits of
         municipalities, counties, utilities, and educational institutions.

         Specific experience
          Manages financial auditing and consulting services for municipalities,
           water, wastewater, electric utilities, school districts, and colleges.
          Develops rate studies for electric, water, and wastewater utilities.
          Assists communities with developing formal budget procedures,
           preparing annual budgets, and designing/implementing financial systems
          Provides financial auditing services to school districts and colleges and
          Works with tax incremental financing (TIF) districts providing accounting
           system development, projections, and compliance services.
          Helps clients implement new accounting standards including
           Governmental Accounting Standards Board No. 34 (GASB No. 34).
          Provides A-133 compliance audits of federally funded programs for
           municipalities, counties, and school districts.
          Provides federal and state aid program audits.
          Reviews and prepares Comprehensive Annual Financial Reports which
           have been awarded a Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in
           Financial Reporting.

         Industry involvement
          American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
          Various other state Institutes of Certified Public Accountants
          Government Finance Officers Association (G FOA)
          Reviewer for the G FOA Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in
           Financial Reporting Program
          Instructs and speaks at industry conferences as well as at Baker Tilly
           Virchow Krause sponsored seminars

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         University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire
         Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting

         Relevant continuing education
          Numerous Single Audit Training Sessions
          Baker Tilly Virchow Krause Essentials of Utility Financial Management
          Higher Education Accounting Workshop
          WICPA School District Auditor Workshop
          GRATE Advanced Governmental Accounting Seminar
          Baker Tilly Virchow Krause Governmental Auditing Update
          Minnesota Local Government Auditing and Accounting Update
          G FOA Annual Update
          Numerous GASB No. 34 Training Sessions

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