Katie Ferris - BDO Grand Rapids

Katie Ferris

Tax Office Managing Partner


BDO Grand Rapids Office,
BDO Kalamazoo Office



Executive Summary

Katie Ferris is tax office managing partner for BDO West Michigan. She serves clients in multiple industries, including manufacturing, distribution, technology, telecommunications and construction. Her primary focus has been on federal, state, and international tax planning, consulting, and compliance for closely held businesses and their owners.
Katie has significant experience with organizational structuring and planning to enhance tax efficiencies. She also assists clients with estate planning, accounting methods, mergers and acquisitions, and Internal Revenue Service (IRS) tax examination services.

Professional Affiliations

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


M.S.A., Grand Valley State University
B.B.A., Grand Valley State University

Community Involvement

Literacy Center of West Michigan, Treasurer
Mental Health Foundation of West Michigan, Board Member