Jay Duke

National Managing Partner, Advisory Services

CPA

BDO Dallas Office

214-665-0607

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Executive Summary

Jay has more than 30 years of public accounting experience and leads BDO’s National Advisory Services and National Franchise Industry Practice. He is accomplished in many areas of business including manufacturing & distribution, retail, natural resources, and professional services in addition to franchising.  His heavy involvement in the International Franchise Association (IFA) ranges from Hall of Fame Awards presenter, to well-known conference speaker at numerous IFA and franchise-industry conferences.  Jay has addressed multiple topics, including Private Equity in Franchising, International Franchise expansion, and numerous transactional, as well as various additional operational and financial franchise topics. Additionally, he helped co-author a Franchise Tax Study with the IFA exploring the implications of the recent tax law changes in the industry.
 
During his BDO career, Jay has served on the BDO Board of Directors and as the National Assurance Business Line Leader and the Managing Partner for the Dallas office assurance practice. Although one of his focus areas is the Franchising Industry, he has led numerous audit and consulting engagements for a diverse client base, assisting clients with mergers, acquisitions, hostile takeovers, and divestitures.

Professional Affiliations

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
International Franchise Association
Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants

Education

B.S., Accounting, University of Illinois

Community Involvement

Leadership Dallas, Graduate