BDO USA Admits 30 New Partners

Chicago-based BDO USA LLP (FY14 net revenue of $833 million) announced that 30 new partners have been admitted to the partnership, effective July 1. Twenty-two of the new partners are in the assurance business line, seven are in the tax business line and one is in the firm’s national office.

“I want to congratulate all of these very deserving individuals and welcome them to the BDO USA partnership,” says Wayne Berson, CEO of BDO USA. “As a firm, we are committed to recruiting, training and retaining superior talent. Each of these new partners is a highly accomplished individual that has excelled in their specific technical area while providing the highest level of client service.”

The newly elected partners include: Deneen Akture (Chicago – national marketing and communications), Rick Baab (Grand Rapids, Mich. – assurance), Michael Becker (Long Island, N.Y. – national assurance), Joe Canataro (Philadelphia – assurance), Nathan Dick (Los Angeles – assurance), Gary Drennan (Chicago – national assurance), Matt Dyment (Boston – tax), Dan Harris (San Francisco – assurance), Jeffrey Keene (Woodbridge, N.J. – national assurance), Michael Klingele (New York – assurance), Bryan Lorello (Austin, Texas – assurance), Jay Luedtke (Milwaukee – assurance), Brian Miller (San Francisco – national assurance), Christina Minasi (San Jose, Calif. – assurance), Chip Morgan (Los Angeles – tax), Lori Myers (West Palm Beach, Fla. – assurance), Dan Owens (Philadelphia – assurance), Liza Prossnitz (Chicago – national assurance), Ken Rochester (Boston – tax), Amy Rojik (Boston – national assurance), Darin Schindler (Pittsburgh – tax), Nazif Sharique (Houston – assurance), Laura Sykes (Houston – tax), Jason Taibel (Houston – assurance), John Tax (New York – assurance), Michael Ward (McLean, Va. – assurance), Jason Whitesell (Bethesda, Md. – tax), Jeff Wilkinson (Charlotte, N.C. – assurance), Dawn Williford (Houston – assurance) and Scott Ziemer (Phoenix – tax).