Sean Purple

Sean Purple

Tax Partner


BDO Richmond Office



Executive Summary

Sean Purple has over 15 years of experience advising a wide variety of clients including publicly-traded, multinational and smaller growth-oriented companies on tax issues related to the manufacturing, financial institutions, real estate, technology, and telecommunications industries.

Prior to joining BDO, Sean held tax leadership roles with a publicly-traded telecommunications company and a private equity-owned, multinational technology company. He began his career with Deloitte and was a member of their National ASC 740 team.

Professional Affiliations

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Tax Division
Association for Corporate Growth
Richmond Venture Forum
Virginia Manufacturers Association, Taxation Committee
Virginia Society of Certified Public Accountants


M.S., Taxation, Golden Gate University
B.S., Accounting, University at Albany (SUNY)