BDO USA, LLP, Admits 30 New Partners

June 2015

Jerry Walsh
(631) 419-9008

Chicago, IL – June 17, 2015 – BDO USA, LLP, is pleased to announce that 30 new partners have been admitted to the partnership, effective July 1.   Twenty-two of the new partners are in the assurance business line, seven are in the tax business line and one is in the firm's national office.  BDO is a leading national professional services firm providing assurance, tax, financial advisory and consulting services to private and publicly traded businesses. 

“I want to congratulate all of these very deserving individuals and welcome them to the BDO USA partnership,” said Wayne Berson, CEO of BDO USA.  “As a firm, we are committed to recruiting, training and retaining superior talent.  Each of these new partners is a highly accomplished individual that has excelled in their specific technical area while providing the highest level of client service.”
The newly elected partners include: Deneen Akture (Chicago - National Marketing & Communications), Rick Baab (Grand Rapids - Assurance), Michael Becker (Long Island - National Assurance), Joe Canataro (Philadelphia - Assurance), Nathan Dick (Los Angeles - Assurance), Gary Drennan (Chicago - National Assurance), Matt Dyment (Boston - Tax), Dan Harris (San Francisco - Assurance), Jeffrey Keene (Woodbridge - National Assurance), Michael Klingele (New York - Assurance), Bryan Lorello (Austin - Assurance), Jay Luedtke (Milwaukee - Assurance), Brian Miller (San Francisco - National Assurance), Christina Minasi (San Jose - Assurance), Chip Morgan (Los Angeles - Tax), Lori Myers (West Palm Beach -Tax), Dan Owens (Philadelphia - Assurance), Liza Prossnitz (Chicago - National Assurance), Ken Rochester (Boston - Tax), Amy Rojik (Boston - National Assurance), Darin Schindler (Pittsburgh - Tax), Nazif Sharique (Houston - Assurance), Laura Sykes (Houston - Tax), Jason Taibel (Houston - Assurance), John Tax (New York - Assurance), Michael Ward (McLean - Assurance), Jason Whitesell (Bethesda - Tax), Jeff Wilkinson (Charlotte - Assurance), Dawn Williford (Houston - Assurance) and Scott Ziemer (Phoenix - Tax).
BDO is the brand name for BDO USA, LLP, a U.S. professional services firm providing assurance, tax, financial advisory and consulting services to a wide range of publicly traded and privately held companies. For more than 100 years, BDO has provided quality service through the active involvement of experienced and committed professionals.  The firm serves clients through 59 offices and more than 400 independent alliance firm locations nationwide. As an independent Member Firm of BDO International Limited, BDO serves multi-national clients through a global network of 1,328 offices in 151 countries. 
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