Jevon Knowles - BDO Chicago

Jevon Knowles

Assurance Partner; Chicago Office Nonprofit and Healthcare Practice Leader


BDO Chicago Office



Executive Summary

Jevon Knowles has more than 16 years of public accounting experience with two global accounting firms and serves as BDO’s Healthcare industry leader for the central region and the Nonprofit industry leader for the Chicago area. Jevon has worked with a diverse client base in the healthcare and nonprofit industries ranging from mid-sized organizations to large complex nonprofit health systems and for-profit/PE-backed healthcare corporations. Prior to joining BDO, Jevon was an executive in the audit practice at a Big Four firm where he also served as a resident of their national professional practice auditing group. In this role, he reviewed new accounting and professional auditing standards, and regulations and analyzed inspection related matters.

Jevon brings a hands-on style and proactive, collaborative approach to his engagements. He works extensively with his client’s accounting department to thoroughly plan audit engagements in order to provide for their effective, efficient completions, and to meet the client’s reporting requirements. His responsibilities at BDO include planning, supervising, and coordinating audit engagements, as well as conducting internal control reviews and providing recommendations to clients for establishing and enhancing effective policies and procedures.

Professional Affiliations

American Institute of Certified Public Accounts (AICPA)
Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA)
Illinois Certified Public Accounting Society (ICPAS)
Ohio Society of Certified Public Accountants (OSCPA)


B.B.A., Accounting, University of Central Florida