Craig Witcher - BDO Grand Rapids

Craig Witcher

Managing Director


BDO Grand Rapids Office



Executive Summary

Craig Witcher has more than 30 years of professional experience and has served in both public accounting firms and law firms, as well as a C-suite corporate finance executive. His role at BDO focuses on serving national and global family office clients, with particular emphasis on family wealth governance and legacy development.
Craig began his career at an accounting firm. After earning his law degree, he practiced tax and corporate law in Washington, D.C., becoming a partner. He later gained extensive experience in the international tax area, helping to structure corporate transactions and joint ventures and was based in Paris for nearly two years, where he was tasked with establishing a regional internal tax presence.
Craig also spent 14 years in a wide variety of tax and financial roles, including chief tax officer, corporate controller, and interim chief financial officer. During this time, he worked closely and extensively with two family offices of shareholder families.

Craig brings his depth of knowledge to every client, to help them navigate the changing business landscape and family dynamics.

Professional Affiliations

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
District of Columbia Bar Association
Virginia State Bar Association


J.D., University of Virginia
B.S., Commerce (Accounting Concentration), University of Virginia

Community Involvement

Manna Café, Grand Rapids, Owner
Manna Ministries Worldwide, Founder