Three Partners Elected to Board of BDO USA

Matthew Becker

Matthew Becker

Chicago-based BDO USA LLP (FY13 net revenue of $833 million) announced that Matthew Becker, Stephanie Giammarco and Christopher Orella have each been elected to three-year terms to the firm’s board of directors. Giammarco and Orella are new directors, while Becker, who serves as the chairperson of the board, was re-elected. These changes are effective Nov. 1.

“I want to welcome Stephanie and Chris to the board and look forward to the valuable insight they will bring to the process. Matt has already made valuable contributions in his previous board service and we are pleased that he will continue to do so in the future,” says Wayne Berson, CEO of BDO USA. “As our firm continues to grow, it is essential to have good governance in place. I believe the partners of BDO USA have shown excellent judgment in electing these very qualified individuals to represent them on the board of directors.”

Stephanie Giammarco

Stephanie Giammarco

Becker is a partner and chairperson of the board of directors of BDO USA. Based in the firm’s Grand Rapids, Mich., office, he serves as the tax MP for BDO’s central region and MP of the firm’s national tax office. He provides tax advisory services to businesses in the manufacturing, distribution, retail, construction and service industries, as well as high-net-worth individuals and families.

Giammarco is a partner and national practice leader of BDO consulting’s forensic technology services practice. Based in New York, she has more than 20 years of experience providing litigation and consulting services to organizations and their counsel, including data analytics, digital forensics and e-discovery services related to domestic and international litigation and investigative matters.

Christopher Orella

Christopher Orella

Orella is a partner and the OMP for assurance in New York, as well as the co-leader of the national health care industry group. He is one of the founding partners of the greater New York health care, nonprofit and insurance practice, which has grown from 10 individuals in 1993 to approximately 100 today. The group specializes in many sub-segments of the health care, nonprofit and insurance industries.