Cherry Bekaert Names Richmond Managing Partner

Richmond, Va.-based Cherry Bekaert LLP (FY14 net revenue of $130.8 million) announced RobertRobMartin III as the new MP of the firm’s Richmond, Va., practice. In this role, Martin will oversee key client relationships and lead the strategic growth efforts for the practice.

“With nearly 900 professionals, Cherry Bekaert continues to add resources and specialty talent to help guide our clients forward,” says Kip Plowman, MP of strategic growth. “With Rob’s leadership, we look forward to expanding our client relationships and adding value to middle market enterprises in the greater Richmond area.”

A member of the firm’s executive board, Martin will also continue serving as Cherry Bekaert’s industry leader for its manufacturing and distribution group and the lead assurance partner for the Richmond office. “Having started my career here in Richmond 20 years ago, I welcomed the opportunity to return to Richmond two years ago in preparation for this leadership transition. I have enjoyed reconnecting with the community and look forward to becoming increasingly engaged in the Richmond area,” says Martin.