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James Gerace

National Partner – Expansion & Alliance and Private Company Approach


Executive Summary

James Gerace is a member of BDO’s Professional Practice group and leads a variety of different efforts predominantly around the firm’s distinctive private company audit services. In this role, he is responsible for the design, development and implementation of methodology, tools and guidance across the firm and for assisting the Assurance practice professionals in applying them in the delivery of superior and efficient client services. He also leads the firm’s technical efforts regarding non-audit assurance services, such as reviews and compilations, and he also focuses on the firm’s Alliance and Expansion programs.

Prior to his current role in the Professional Practice Group, Jim was a practice line partner and central region technical partner. He started his career in 1987 with Arthur Andersen and left as a partner upon joining BDO in 2002.

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Illinois CPA Society (ICPAS), Chair of Audit and Assurance Services Committee

  • B.S., Accounting, University of Illinois