Heather Baranowski - BDO Pittsburgh

Heather Baranowski

Managing Director


BDO Pittsburgh Office



Executive Summary

Heather Baranowski is a managing director in BDO’s Litigation & Disputes practice with more than 20 years of experience. She is a licensed Certified Public Accountant and received the designation of Certified Valuation Analyst from the National Association of Certified Valuation Analysts. She has been awarded both the Accredited in Business Valuation and Certified in Financial Forensics designations by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Heather has been qualified as an expert witness and provided testimony in numerous counties in Pennsylvania and in Massachusetts.

Heather has extensive experience in business valuation and litigation support, primarily as the issues apply in family law matters. Services in the family law area include identifying and quantifying assets subject to equitable distribution, developing and implementing forensic accounting work plans for purposes of developing an opinion of value of a closely held business interest, and calculating income available for support. She has managed hundreds of such engagements in a variety of industries, from manufacturers to professional service firms.

Professional Affiliations

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
National Association of Certified Valuation Analysts
Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants


M.S., Taxation, Robert Morris University
B.S.B.A., Accounting, John Carroll University

Community Involvement

Finance Council of Saint Alphonsus Church