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Joanne Szupka

Assurance Partner, ERISA Services Practice


Executive Summary

Joanne Szupka is an Audit Partner in BDO’s ERISA Service practice. She has 20 years of public accounting experience, providing auditing and other services in the area of employee benefit plans for publicly traded and privately-held companies. Her experience includes auditing single employer, multiemployer and multiple-employer sponsored plans for various types of ERISA plan audits including defined benefit, defined contribution, 403(b), ESOP, and health and welfare benefit plans.

Joanne is the lead ERISA Assurance partner in BDO’s Atlantic Region and serves as a technical resource for audit teams and clients in the region. She is actively involved in the firm’s ERISA Center of Excellence as a co-host on BDO Talks ERISA monthly podcast and a frequent contributor to the Center’s thought leadership publications covering emerging trends and topics impacting plan sponsors.  

Outside of her role at BDO, Joanne is trustee for a local pension fund.

  • American Benefits Council
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • National Center of Employee Ownership
  • Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants (PICPA)
    • PICPA Former President of the Greater Philadalphia Chapter
    • PICPA Employee Benefit Plan (EBP) Committee Member
    • PICPA Former EBP Conference Chair

  • B.A., West Virginia University