Virginia Schnippel

Virginia Schnippel

BDO Consulting Managing Director


BDO Chicago Office



Executive Summary

Virginia Schnippel serves as Managing Director of BDO Consulting in the firm’s Chicago office and supports the Valuation & Business Analytics practice. She has more than 15 years of valuation services experience in a public accounting firm dealing with both domestic and international matters, including mergers and acquisitions, recovery and reorganization, litigation, tax, and a variety of other valuation-related advisory areas. She is well-versed in U.S. generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP), as well as International Financial Reporting and Accounting Standards (IFRS/IAS). She has in-depth knowledge of a variety of industries, including manufacturing, transportation, technology, alternative energy and health care.
Virginia spent more than two years working in a valuation and forensic services capacity while on secondment in London, where she held a lead advisory role in valuations for a global firm. In this role, she worked frequently across borders to ensure consistency with local practices and global expectations.
Virginia has been involved with Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) and Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) reviews and has assisted clients with legal and tax disputes in various domestic and foreign jurisdictions. Prior to working in public accounting, Virginia held positions in law and industry.

Professional Affiliations

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
American Society of Appraisers (ASA)
Illinois CPA Society (ICPAS)


B.S., Accounting, Finance & International Studies, Kelly School of Business, Indiana University