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BDO’s governance resources are aligned across four primary committees to meet the unique
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Oversight of financial reporting, controls, compliance, and risk requires staying abreast of regulations and trends.
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Nominating & Governance
Selection of diverse and experienced leaders provides the foundation for a dynamic organization. 
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Fraud & Ethics
Evolving fraud risks necessitate effective controls and a culture of transparency.
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Featured Insights

Audit & Risk
April 27, 2018
Issued on a quarterly basis, the Significant Accounting and Reporting Matters Guide provides a...
Audit & Risk
April 24, 2018
Effective in the first quarter of 2018, a number of Accounting Standard Updates (ASUs) take...
Audit & Risk
April 23, 2018
The PCAOB has issued a public request for stakeholder feedback regarding its five year strategic...
Audit & Risk
April 23, 2018
The AICPA continues to adjust and refine the SOC 2 reporting requirements. The most recent...
Audit & Risk
April 17, 2018
BDO has designed a dynamic tool to assist audit committees in fulfilling their obligations and...
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Events, Webinars & Social

May 16, 2018
Join the Global Expatriate Services practice to discuss the major impacts of U.S. tax reform on...
May 22, 2018
Join BDO’s SALT practice and HMB Law for a must see and hear webinar on Illinois updates.
May 30, 2018
Presented as part of the BDO KNOWLEDGE Webinar Series, this program will provide a technical and...
July 25, 2018
In the third part of this five-part series, we’ll outline compliance requirements for capitation...
June 27, 2018
In the second of our five-part webinar series, we’ll provide an overview of current reimbursement...


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The new PCOAB auditor reporting standard is the first significant change to the auditor’s Pass/Fail model in the U.S. in over 70 years. Phase-in of enhanced disclosures effective for audits for fiscal years ending on or after December 15, 2017 include report format, auditor tenure, and independence followed by communication of critical audit matters for audits of large accelerated filers in 2019, and for audits of all other companies in 2020.


Amy Rojik Assurance Partner 617-239-7005
Lee Sentnor
Lee Sentnor Assurance Senior Manager 617-239-4142
Ted Vaughan Assurance Office Managing Partner 214-665-0752
Mark Ellenbogen Atlantic Assurance Regional Managing Partner 703-336-1402
Michael Stevenson National Assurance Partner 214-665-0707
Ron Martin Southwest Managing Partner & Southwest Tax Regional Managing Partner 713-561-6556
Matthew Becker National Tax Office Managing Partner 616-802-3413
Paul Heiselmann
Paul Heiselmann National Managing Partner-Specialized Tax Services 312-233-1876
Tom Ziemba
Tom Ziemba Global Employer Services Managing Director 312-233-1888
Glenn M. Pomerantz
Glenn Pomerantz BDO Consulting Partner, Global Forensics Practice 212-885-8379
Stephanie L. Giammarco
Stephanie Giammarco BDO Consulting Partner, National Leader, Forensic Technology Services 212-885-7439
Jay Duke National Managing Partner, Advisory Services 214-665-0607
Laurie De Armond
Laurie De Armond Assurance Partner, National Leader, Nonprofit Assurance Practice Leader 703-336-1453
Christopher Carson National Government Contracting Practice Lead 703-770-6324
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Deneen Akture Chief Marketing and Communications Officer 312-729-7370
Wendy Hambleton-BDO
Wendy Hambleton Assurance Partner 312-616-4657
Stephen Ferrara
Stephen Ferrara Chief Operating Officer 312-616-4683
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Governance & Reporting Community

BDO Governance Community

BDO works within a community of professional organizations that provides directors and financial executives with corporate governance education and guidance relevant to the challenges and opportunities affecting their business.


Custom educational opportunities for board members and financial executives reflective of governance primers, emerging issues and financial accounting and reporting hot topics. 


May 22, 2018
Join BDO’s SALT practice and HMB Law for a must see and hear webinar on Illinois updates.
May 30, 2018
Presented as part of the BDO KNOWLEDGE Webinar Series, this program will provide a technical and practical overview of FASB ASU 2016-02, Leases (Topic 842), and highlight significant changes from existing U.S. GAAP and expected impact on business operations, as well as implementation timelines and decisions.