Derek Matzke

Derek Matzke

Assurance Partner


BDO Madison Office



Executive Summary

Derek Matzke is an Assurance partner with more than 15 years of experience with BDO, seven of them in the firm’s San Francisco office and eight in the Madison office. His experience includes working with clients in the venture capital and private equity industry, as well as manufacturing, technology and biotechnology industries. Additionally, Derek has extensive experience working with privately-held companies.

He has managed engagements for both SEC registrants and private companies, and his experience includes Sarbanes-Oxley 404 compliance, revenue recognition, stock-based compensation, complex financial instruments and debt/equity transactions, and mergers and acquisitions. He has experience working with multi-national companies with operations in Asia and Europe.

Derek spent a year and a half at RMT, Inc. (an IEA company) in Madison, Wisconsin as the Director of Finance. RMT, Inc. is a renewable energy company that develops, designs, and constructs utility scale wind and solar energy facilities. In that role, Derek was responsible for budgeting and forecasting for the $400 million business, performed financial risk review of new construction projects, managed customer loan facilities, and supported the operations of the company’s construction project teams.

Professional Affiliations

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
Wisconsin Institute of Certified Public Accountants (WICPA)
Wisconsin Business Alumni, Board of Directors


M.P.A., University of Wisconsin–Madison
B.B.A., University of Wisconsin–Madison