BKD Expands Dallas Presence with Kacinski & Associates

Springfield, Mo.-based BKD LLP (FY14 net revenue of $445.3 million) is expanding its presence in the Dallas market with the acquisition of loan review services firm Kacinski & Associates, Inc., effective Sept. 2.

“Kacinski and BKD are a good fit in many ways, beginning with our common approach to client service,” says BKD CEO Ted Dickman. “BKD and Kacinski each have developed a loyal client base through their focus on providing exceptional service with integrity, professionalism and responsiveness.”

Founded in 1988, Kacinski’s team of dedicated professionals providing loan review services to Texas financial institutions, primarily in the Dallas area. Those employees have joined BKD’s loan review services division, which operates out of Houston, Indianapolis and Kansas City, Mo. With the addition of Kacinski, BKD’s loan review practice will advise more than 200 banks on credit risk management issues.

“We’ve worked hard to become a trusted and respected name in our industry, and we’re thrilled that BKD recognizes our industry expertise,” says Kacinski & Associates founder Suzanne Kacinski, who joins BKD as a managing director.