National Partner – Audit Data Analytics & Emerging Methods
Brian is an audit partner with more than 19 years of public accounting experience including working with public and private companies, ranging from development stage companies to accelerated filers with multi-national operations.
As BDO’s National Audit Data Analytics & Emerging Methods partner, Brian sponsors the BDO USA and BDO Global Audit Data Analytics initiatives, the BDO Global Portal initiative, and the BDO USA Audit Innovation initiative.
Brian works closely with the firm’s leaders to set audit innovation strategies, to evaluate short-term and long-term priorities, and to establish the measures of positive impact to BDO’s future. He believes in nurturing a culture of global convergence and imagination and is passionate about shrinking the space between improbable and possible, and the space between possible and habitual.
Brian has been involved in several recent standard setting and evaluating activities, including the working group that authored the AICPA Guide to Audit Data Analytics. He served as the 2018 board chair of the Rutgers AICPA Data Analytics Research (‘RADAR’) initiativethat focused on advanced integration of data analytics into the audit process and demonstrating, through research, how modern technologies can advance the public accounting profession. He currently serves on the Center for Audit Quality (‘CAQ’) Data Analytics initiative.
In 2019, Brian was awarded the BDO Medal, given annually to professionals in recognition of significant contributions to the development of the BDO global network through their professional activities.
- American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
- Association of Certified Fraud Examiners
- California Society of Certified Public Accountants
- University of Wisconsin Alumni Association
- B.S., Accounting & Information Systems, University of Wisconsin
- B.S., English Literature, University of Wisconsin