Nine BDO USA Professionals Selected for AICPA Industry Revenue Recognition Task Forces

July 2014

Keri Toomey
Bliss Integrated Communication
[email protected]

Chicago – BDO USA, LLP, one of the nation’s leading accounting and consulting organizations, announced today that nine of its professionals have been selected to participate in the AICPA’s industry revenue recognition task forces. Following the FASB’s release of new revenue recognition guidelines, the AICPA task forces will respond with guides that will help companies apply the new standard to industry-specific transactions.

The following BDO professionals were appointed:

  • Paul Bridge, assurance partner - Depository and Lending Institutions (Chairman)
  • Ken Gee, assurance partner - Steering Committee
  • Nanda Gopal, assurance partner - Healthcare
  • Rocky Horvath, assurance partner - Oil & Gas Producing Activities
  • Kevin Karo, assurance partner - Gaming
  • Wendy Kim, assurance director - Software
  • Neena Masih, assurance partner - Not-for-Profit
  • Bill Powell, assurance partner - Timeshares
  • Luis Torres, assurance partner - Construction Contractors

“BDO has long been committed to providing in-depth technical knowledge that is tailored to each of the important industries we serve,” said Chris Smith, professional practice leader for Audit and Accounting at BDO. “The appointment of our nine talented colleagues is a credit to their deep industry experience and technical knowledge in areas of complexity. As we work to deepen our understanding of the new standard, I’m confident that our clients will benefit from the insights gained through our professionals’ on-the-ground experience with the AICPA.”


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