Joe Russo

Tax Partner


BDO Dallas Office



Executive Summary

Joe has more than 25 years of experience in public accounting with a focus on tax compliance and consulting. While he has had the opportunity to serve clients from multiple industries throughout his career, his focus is on consumer businesses. He has worked with both private and public enterprises operating throughout the globe. Joe has extensive experience in the areas of tax planning, compliance, ASC 740, acquisition due diligence procedures, private equity transactions, acquisition and divestiture transactions, net operating loss limitations, consolidated tax return filings, and, partnerships.
Prior to joining BDO Joe served as the Director of Tax for a Fortune 175 global manufacturing company with operations in the Americas, Europe and Asia. He currently serves as a member of the BDO’s Tax Quality Control Committee and is the Southwest Leader of ASC 740 services. 

Professional Affiliations

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
Missouri State Board of Accountancy
Texas State Board of Public Accountancy


M.S., Taxation, Fontbonne University
B.S.B.A., Accounting, University of Missouri – St. Louis