BDO USA, LLP Appoints Tim Kviz National Assurance Managing Partner for SEC Services

Jerry Walsh
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Chicago, IL -- BDO USA, LLP, one of the nation's leading accounting and advisory firms, today announced that Tim Kviz has joined the firm as National Assurance Managing Partner for Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Services.  He succeeds Jeff Lenz, who will retire from BDO in 2019, as the leader of BDO USA’s SEC services group.  Mr. Lenz will work to transition his responsibilities to Mr. Kviz in the interim.
“I am very happy to welcome Tim Kviz to our national assurance team,” said Christopher Tower, National Managing Partner for Audit Quality and Professional Practice at BDO USA.  “Tim is an exceptional leader and SEC practice professional that will add significant strength and depth to our technical capabilities.  His previous experience working at and with the SEC will prove invaluable in his new role with BDO.”
Tim Kviz joins BDO from Freddie Mac, where he served as Vice President, Head of Accounting Policy and External Reporting for the past 11 years. In that role he had extensive experience working with the Office of Chief Accountant and the Division of Corporation Finance of the SEC as he led the accounting policy, accounting implementation, new business initiative evaluation and implementation, and external reporting teams. Prior to his tenure at Freddie Mac, Mr. Kviz was a professional accounting fellow at the SEC for two years.  He also worked at PwC for twelve years, the last two as an accounting consultant in their national office, and at a large bank for three years.
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