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Christopher Orella

National Managing Partner – Assurance Operations


Executive Summary

Christopher Orella is a national managing partner and a member of the BDO Board of Directors. Chris has operational responsibilities for four BDO office locations with 690 professional staff. He is also one of the founding partners of the greater New York healthcare, nonprofit and insurance practice, a group with extensive experience in many subsets of the nonprofit and insurance industries, including services to social service organizations, hospitals and community health centers, foundations, fund raising organizations, and medical practices.

During his career, Chris has been the partner on many prominent healthcare and non-profit clients. Prior to his experience in the nonprofit area, Chris also served clients in a wide variety of industries including manufacturing, construction, real estate, import/export, investments, and advertising.

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Healthcare Financial Managers Association
  • New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants, Accounting & Auditing Committee, Member

  • B.S., Accounting, State University of New York at Albany