Bob Pearlman

Senior Partner, Southeast Region


BDO Atlanta Office



Executive Summary

Bob is a Senior Partner for the Southeast Region in BDO’s Atlanta office, working primarily in the Assurance practice. With more than 38 years of experience, Bob serves a variety of closely held and publicly held growth businesses, focusing on companies in technology and life sciences, manufacturing and distribution, and private equity industries. Bob provides his clients with strategic planning, business consulting, financial statement auditing, Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) reporting, and accounting services.

Bob has been with BDO USA, LLP for sixteen years, including the last six years as Office Managing Partner, Assurance Services, for the Atlanta office. Prior to this he was with Arthur Andersen--including several years as part of the firm’s national technology industry team-- and with another international accounting firm as the leader for their technology and manufacturing industry practices. He also spent two years as the Chief Financial Officer of a closely held distribution company and six years as managing partner of Pearlman and Markle, CPAs.

Professional Affiliations

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
California Society of Certified Public Accountants
Georgia Society of Certified Public Accountants


B.S., Summa cum Laude, California State University – Northridge

Community Involvement

Association for Corporate Growth, Executive Board Member and Chair, 2018 Capital Connection
Economic Alliance of the San Fernando Valley, Former Board Member
Hands On Atlanta, Board Member
Metro Atlanta Chamber of Commerce, Advisory Board Member
Los Angeles Venture Association, Past President, Director, Treasurer
ProVisors, Inc., Advisory Council
Valley Industry and Commerce Association, Past Vice-Chair, Executive Committee; Business Forecast Conference Chair
Woodland Hills Chamber of Commerce, Past Chairman