• The BDO Center for Corporate
    Governance and Financial Reporting

    Dynamic resources for board of directors and financial executives.

    2017 Board Priorities
Board Committees
BDO’s governance resources are aligned across four primary committees to meet the unique
responsibilities facing corporate directors.
Audit & Risk
Oversight of financial reporting, controls, compliance, and risk requires staying abreast of regulations and trends.
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Compensation strategies that reward performance and withstand public scrutiny demand significant planning.
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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
July 24, 2017
New SEC Chairman Clayton Sets Tone for the SEC’s Agenda Focused on Main Street Investors
Audit & Risk
July 19, 2017
Reminder: SEC SAB 74 Disclosures and Controls for New Accounting Standards
Going Public
July 18, 2017
SEC Extends Voluntary Submission of Draft Registration Statements to All Companies
Audit & Risk
July 14, 2017
Issued on a quarterly basis, the Significant Accounting and Reporting Matters Guide provides a...
Audit & Risk
June 29, 2017
Topic 606, Revenue from Contracts with Customers - A View from the Kitchen
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Events, Webinars & Social

October 06, 2017
Presented as part of the BDO KNOWLEDGE Webinar Series program, the "Quarterly Technical Update...
October 05, 2017
Presented as part of the BDO KNOWLEDGE Webinar Series program, the "Quarterly Technical Update...
October 04, 2017
Presented as part of the BDO KNOWLEDGE Webinar Series program, the "Quarterly Technical Update...
June 19, 2017
BDO is pleased to share Accounting Today's recent archived webinar featuring BDO's National...
June 07, 2017
On June 7, Nasdaq will team up with the PCAOB and BDO USA for a discussion about the resources...

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.


Amy Rojik Assurance Partner 617-239-7005
Lee Sentnor
Lee Sentnor Assurance Senior Manager 617-239-4142
Ted Vaughan Assurance Office Managing Partner 214-969-7007
Mark Ellenbogen Atlantic Assurance Regional Managing Partner 703-336-1402
Michael Stevenson National Assurance Partner 214-665-0707
Ron Martin Southwest Managing Partner 713-561-6556
Matthew Becker Central 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 Nonprofit Assurance Practice Office Managing Partner 703-336-1453
Christopher Carson Government Contract Assurance Practice Office Managing Partner 703-770-6324
Deneen Akture Chief Marketing and Communications Officer 312-729-7370
Wendy Hambleton-BDO
Wendy Hambleton Assurance Partner 312-616-4657
Stephen Ferrara Chief Operating Officer 312-616-4683
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Board & Executive Education

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


August 24, 2017
This course provides a recap of the key principles of the new revenue standard. It also demonstrates how the guidance in each of the five steps of the new revenue model applies to practical situations. Further, it examines additional considerations such as contract costs, warranties, and principal/agent analysis.
September 26, 2017
Please join us for the fourth webinar in our Internal Audit Webinar Series: Harnessing the Power of Data Analytics and Continuous Monitoring