Bob Littman

Robert Littman

Partner; Professional Services National Leader


BDO Akron Office



Executive Summary

Robert Littman has more than 30 years of professional accounting and consulting experience. A former member of the BDO USA Board of Directors, Bob manages client engagements with a strong emphasis in middle market companies in manufacturing, wholesale and distribution, health care, and professional service industries. His principal areas of concentration include working with privately owned businesses; audits of financial statements; tax consulting including tax planning, and business advisory services, including strategic growth and financing, succession, and estate planning. He also has extensive experience with mergers and acquisitions, such as tax structuring, due diligence and preparing companies for exit strategies.

Bob began his career at a Big Four firm, primarily serving middle market companies and some public companies. In 1985, Bob joined a small local firm as its tenth employee, eventually coming to serve as the firm’s chief executive officer (CEO). During his tenure, the firm experienced dramatic growth through integration of its traditional auditing and tax services with its non-traditional services, becoming one of the largest accounting firms in the country prior to combining with BDO in 2015.

Professional Affiliations

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
Ohio Society of CPAs


M.T., University of Akron
B.S., Accounting, University of Arizona

Community Involvement

50 Club of Cleveland – Member
Akron Zoological Park – Board Member, Chair (2010-2016)
City Club of Cleveland – Board Member, Chair (2016-2018)
Greater Cleveland Sports Commission – Board Member
Greater Akron Chamber – Board Member