Joanne Szupka

Joanne Szupka

Assurance Director; Atlantic Region Practice Leader


BDO Philadelphia Office



Executive Summary

Joanne Szupka has over 15 years of accounting experience in the area of employee benefit plans. She has been responsible for all areas relating to audits and reviews of single employer, multiemployer and multiple-employer sponsored plans, including defined benefit, defined contribution, 403(b), ESOP, and health and welfare benefit plans. 

Joanne is a member of BDO’s National Employee Benefit Plan team and oversees the Philadelphia Employee Benefit Plan practice. Her responsibilities include the development of trainings at the national and local level and focus reviews for high risk  engagements. Joanne is a regular contributor to BDO’s EBP Commentator and frequent speaker at BDO events covering EBP topics and updates.

Within her local office, Joanne is the BDO Counts Coordinator and Local Co-Champion for the Women’s Inclusion. Through her involvement with these programs Joanne is tasked with developing events that challenge the office while promoting the significance of the programs and growth of employees.

Professional Affiliations

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans
National Center for Employee Ownership (NCEO)
Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants (PICPA)
   Past President of the Greater Philadelphia Chapter
   Employee Benefit Plan (EBP) Committee Member
   EBP Conference Chair (2015-2016)
   EBP Technical Committee Chair (2016-2017)
Professional Women’s Roundtable


B.A., West Virginia University