John Lucas

Chief Compliance and Ethics Officer

BDO Detroit Office



Executive Summary

John has been with BDO for 37 years and is the firm’s Chief Compliance and Ethics Officer and its National Director of Assurance Quality Control. As Chief Compliance and Ethics Officer, John is responsible for overseeing the firm’s Compliance Office to effectively manage risk and ensure the firm continues to uphold the highest ethical standards and complies with internal policies and external laws and regulations.  As the National Director of Assurance Quality Control, John is responsible for the Firm’s internal inspection program, the coordination of the Firm’s annual PCAOB inspection and the external peer review.

John previously held the roles of the Detroit office Assurance Managing Partner and client service partner providing accounting, auditing and consulting services to both privately-held and publicly-held corporations in a wide range of industries, including manufacturing, distribution, real estate and services businesses. 

Professional Affiliations

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants


B.B.A., University of Michigan