Slade Fester

Slade Fester

Assurance Office Managing Partner

CPA

BDO San Jose Office

408-352-1951

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Executive Summary

Slade is the Leader for BDO’s Hardware Industry Group, which is a part of the firm’s Technology and Life Sciences practice. He has more than 26 years of experience in public accounting primarily serving technology and life sciences companies, particularly publicly traded and privately held companies in the semiconductor, software, medical device, telecommunication, electronics and technology manufacturing sectors. His service focus includes audits of Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) reporting companies, business combinations, revenue recognition, evaluations of internal control structures and business acquisition/disposition due diligence. He has assisted clients with initial public offerings (IPOs), secondary offerings, and private placements of debt and equity. These qualifications give him unique insights into business, financial and tax concerns. 
 

Professional Affiliations

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
California Society of Certified Public Accountants

Education

B.B.A., Accounting, California State University, Long Beach