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 on the corporate side. He is a managing director in BDO’s National Tax Office and is responsible for helping the Private Client Services group develop the firm’s family office service capabilities across the country and globally. 
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 joined gained extensive experience in the international tax area, helping to structure corporate transactions and joint ventures. He 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 and Corporate Controller, and interim CFO. During this time, Craig worked closely and extensively with two family offices of shareholder families.

Professional Affiliations

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