Laurie De Armond

Laurie De Armond

Partner and National Leader


BDO Greater Washington, D.C.



Executive Summary

Laurie is a National co-Leader of BDO’s Nonprofit & Education Practice and the Greater Washington, DC Practice Office Managing Partner for the Nonprofit & Education Practice. She has more than 23 years of experience in all phases of client service and dedicates her time to providing audit and consulting services to a wide variety of tax-exempt organizations, including public charities, private foundations, trade associations, scientific and educational organizations, and quasi-governmental and governmental organizations.
She is a regular contributor to the group’s blog and quarterly newsletter, the BDO Nonprofit Standard. She is a regular speaker at internal and external seminars on a range of topics, including audits of nonprofit organizations, single and compliance audits, Board governance and trends impacting the nonprofit industry. She is a guest speaker for organizations such as the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and the Greater Washington Society of CPAs.  Laurie has served on numerous boards of directors, including a local college and currently serves as a financial expert for the audit committee of America’s Charities.
Laurie received one of the 2013 Women to Watch Awards from the Greater Washington Society of CPAs (GWSCPA) for her contributions to the profession. She is a member of BDO’s Inclusion Women National Strategy Group and a member of the GWSCPA Women’s Initiative Steering Committee.

Professional Affiliations

AICPA Government Audit Quality Center, Audit Quality Partner
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
Greater Washington Society of Certified Public Accountants
Maryland Association of Certified Public Accountants


B.S., Accounting, University of Maryland