The Right People

February 11, 2014

Managing Partner – José A. Rodriguez, CPA

Graduated with honors with a B.S. in Business Administration, with concentration in Management. He has post-graduated studies with a concentration in Accounting.  With over 28 years of experience, Jose’s background includes having worked as Vice President and Controller for a recognized health insurance company as well as Manager for two of the Big Four Public Accounting Firms in Puerto Rico.  He oversees the operations of Baker Tilly Puerto Rico along with his partners Joel & Rafael Jr.


Audit Partner – Joel Díaz, CPA, MBA

Graduated with honors with a B.B.A. with concentration in Accounting and a minor in Finance and Economics, he also has a M.B.A. with a concentration in Finance.  With over 17 years of experience, Joel manages the Audit Department of our office serving a diverse clientele portfolio.


Management Advisory Partner – Rafael Rivera Díaz, CPA

Graduated with honors with a B.B.A. with concentration in accounting.  He is a financial planner and the Management Advisory Partner of our Firm.  He manages our office’s Small Business Department for most of our manufacturing and retails clients.  Rafael has over 18 years of experience in public accounting.

Management Advisory – Rafael E. Rivera, CPA

Graduated with honors from the University of Puerto Rico with a B.S. in Business Administration. With over 30 years of experience, Rivera manages litigation support and consulting services. America Arbitration Association appointed Rivera as Arbitrator and the Supreme Court of the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico and the Chamber of Commerce of Puerto Rico also designated him as Mediator, Neutral Evaluator and Arbitrator.