Ernie Saumell

Ernie Saumell

Assurance Partner


BDO Miami Office



Executive Summary

An assurance partner with more than 20 years of experience in public accounting, Ernie Saumell joined BDO after working for more than 10 years with Big Four accounting firms. He has extensive experience serving both public and privately held companies, including those requiring multinational engagements. Ernie’s experience includes financial and 404 attestation, Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) filings, debt and equity offerings, and due diligence engagements. Ernie has also assisted clients with various technical and complex accounting issues.
A member of both BDO’s Financial Institutions & Specialty Finance and Insurance Practices, he has worked with a number of banks and private and publicly held insurance companies. Ernie has extensive SEC reporting experience and has assisted clients on initial public offerings and other public filings.

Professional Affiliations

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
Florida Institute of CPAs
Insurance Accounting and Systems Association (IASA), South Florida Chapter, Officer


M.S., Business Administration, Florida International University
B.A., Accounting, Florida International University

Community Involvement

Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce, Leadership Miami Graduate (2006)
Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce “Good to Great” Awards, Committee Member