Joseph Canataro

Joseph Canataro

Assurance Office Managing Partner


BDO Philadelphia Office



Executive Summary

Joe Canataro is the Assurance Office Managing Partner with more than 16 years of experience in public accounting, performing audits and other attest services for both privately-held and public companies. He has served clients with both domestic and international operations, and has travelled internationally to both Asia and Europe to service clients with subsidiaries abroad. He has significant experience with accounting issues most relevant to those companies, including mergers and acquisitions and debt and equity transactions.

Joe also has extensive experience working with private equity and venture-backed companies, as well as taking companies public through the initial public offering (IPO) or reverse merger process. 

Joe’s industry experience includes healthcare, life sciences, manufacturing and distribution, real estate, retail and consumer goods, and technology and life sciences.

Professional Affiliations

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants (PICPA)


B.S., Accounting, LaSalle University

Community Involvement

The Legacy Foundation, Board of Trustees