BKD Opens Nashville Office with David Tate at Helm

Springfield, Mo.-based BKD (FY12 net revenue of $401.7 million) is opening its first office in Nashville, Tenn., led by OMP David Tate. “The Nashville marketplace is a great fit for BKD because of its proximity to several of our offices and the many Tennessee clients we already serve,” Tim Snavely, regional MP of BKD’s East Region, said in a statement. The firm wants to reach clients in health care, manufacturing, financial services and government.

Tate, MP of the Louisville, Ky., Evansville, Ind., and Bowling Green, Ky., offices of BKD told Business First that he will continue in those roles and maange the Nashville office from Louisville. BKD has 31 offices in 14 states, about 2,000 employees and 250 partners.