Mark Baer - Large

Mark A. Baer, CPA

Managing Partner, Audit Services

155 West Nationwide Blvd
Suite 500
Columbus, Ohio 43215-2570

+1 614 365 2228


Mark Baer is the managing partner of the Crowe Horwath LLP audit services group.

Mark has more than 20 years of experience working with both public and private middle-market companies, primarily in the manufacturing and distribution industry. He has worked with a number of Securities and Exchange Commission registrants on public offerings, filings, and comfort letters, and he routinely works with clients in the mergers and acquisitions area. Many of Mark's clients have significant international operations.

Previously, Mark led the firm’s general audit and financial services audit groups. In this role, he worked closely with the firm's industry and geography teams to develop and execute client service plans and firm growth strategies. Mark also served on the Crowe CEO advisory council and Crowe Partner Screening Committee and participated in an international leadership program. Prior to joining Crowe, Mark worked with a Big Four firm for 10 years.

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Professional Affiliations

  • Crowe Audit Management Team member
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants member
  • Ohio Society of Certified Public Accountants member
  • Financial Executives International, Central Ohio Chapter member
  • Salvation Army of Greater Columbus former board member
  • Prevent Child Abuse, Northern Indiana former board member


  • Bachelor of Science, Accounting
    Manchester University