Ryan Starkes

Ryan Starkes

Assurance Partner


BDO Woodbridge Office



Executive Summary

Ryan has more than 20 years of experience providing audit and consulting services to companies in the technology and life sciences industry. As the Leader for BDO’s Life Sciences Practice, he is responsible for managing all aspects of client service.
From 2002 to 2005, he worked at Pfizer, Inc. where he led the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Reporting Group in the Corporate Controller’s Division. He rejoined BDO in 2005 and has since worked with a wide range of public and privately held life sciences clients, from start-up to well-established companies, throughout New Jersey, New York and Long Island. Ryan was the engagement partner for Forest Laboratories, Inc. (FRX), a $3 billion New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) pharmaceutical company.
Ryan has extensive experience in SEC reporting requirements, financing transactions and merger and acquisition strategies. 

Professional Affiliations

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants
New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants


B.B.A., Hofstra University

Community Involvement

New Jersey Technology Council