Wayne Berson is CEO of BDO USA, LLP and Chairman of the Global Board of Directors of BDO International, Ltd. He previously served as the Atlantic Assurance Regional Managing Partner and from 2010 through 2012 as the Presiding Member of the BDO Board of Directors. He also served as National Director of Not-for-Profit Services and was a co-founder of the BDO Institute for Nonprofit Excellence. His participation in key firm initiatives has included the BDO Women’s Initiative, BDO Alliance USA, national advertising campaign, international recruiting, IT Advisory Committee, Leadership Institute Committee and Marketing Task Force.
He has over 25 years of experience in all phases of client service and accounting practices. He has served as the responsible partner in a variety of industries, including many which are deeply involved in multinational operations. In addition to North America, he has directed engagements in Central America, Asia, Europe, and Africa.
Wayne has lectured on various accounting and management topics for various organizations, including the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, American Society of Association Executives, Greater Washington Society of Certified Public Accountants, and various others.