BDO USA, LLP Admits 36 New Partners

July 2017

Jerry Walsh          

Chicago, IL -- BDO USA, LLP is pleased to announce that 36 new partners have been admitted to the partnership, effective immediately.   Nineteen of the new partners are in the assurance business line, twelve are in the tax business line, two are in the advisory line and three are in the firm's national office.  BDO is a leading national professional services firm providing assurance, tax and advisory services to private and publicly traded businesses. 
“On behalf of our entire partnership, I’m very pleased to welcome this very deserving group of highly accomplished individuals to our ranks,” said Wayne Berson, CEO of BDO USA.  “As a firm, we are committed to recruiting, training and retaining superior client service professionals.  Each of these new partners bring expertise and leadership to help ensure BDO’s continued growth into the future.”
The newly elected partners include: Jason Aldridge  (Washington, DC – Assurance), Brooke Anderson (Pittsburgh – Tax), John Barry (Orange County – Assurance), Brad Bird (Chicago – National Assurance), Danny Castro (Fort Lauderdale - Tax), Craig Christie (Philadelphia – IS Assurance), Jason Cuda (Atlanta – Assurance), Anthony Diianni (Philadelphia – Assurance), Chad Estes (Anchorage – Tax), Heidi Franklin (Washington, DC – Assurance), Ryan Hecht (Columbus – Assurance), Alex Iacobelli (Los Angeles – Assurance), Carlye Klimek (Grand Rapids – Tax), Lee Klumpp (Washington, DC – National Assurance), Jin Koo (Dallas – National Assurance), Ritesh Lall (New York – Assurance), Dennis Lam (Los Angeles – Assurance), Tracy Lewis (Richmond – Assurance), David McClain (Akron – Tax), Christopher Mueller (Milwaukee – Tax), Steve O’Donnell (Spokane – Assurance), Nicole Pak (Raleigh – Assurance), Jim Passaro (Philadelphia – Tax), Kevin Patterson (Grand Rapids – Assurance), Chad Paul (Milwaukee – Tax), Ann Pena (San Antonio – Tax), Jacob Pensler (Charlotte – Tax), Bernadette Pieters-Harilal (New York – Human Resources), Karen Schuler (Washington, DC – Advisory), Natallia Shapel (New York – National Tax), David Stasiewicz (Chicago – Corporate Planning & Development), Alison Torres (Washington, DC – Transaction Advisory Services), Brian Vigneault (Boston – Tax), Reid Wade (Houston – Assurance), Andrea Wilson (Washington, DC – Industry Services) and Waylon Wood (Houston Assurance).
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 more than 60 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 more than 1,400 offices in over 150 countries. 

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