Promotion Watch ’19: BDO Admits 48 New Partners

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Wayne Berson is letting 48 lucky guys and gals join the club, in what is one of the largest new partner classes in BDO USA’s history.

Says Wayne-o:

“We are proud to welcome the largest class of partners at BDO in more than 20 years,” said Wayne Berson, CEO of BDO USA. “Each of our new partners has directly contributed to the growth and success of our firm, exceling in their practice and driving innovative solutions to the opportunities and issues our clients face. They have demonstrated an impressive ability to lead and build relationships with clients and people at all levels within the firm.”

The class of 2019 is definitely the largest since Going Concern started keeping tabs of Bravo Delta Oscar new partners in 2010:

Here’s a closer look at this year’s class by the numbers:

  • 19: The number of new partners in tax, the most of any service line, followed by 18 in assurance and 11 in advisory.
  • 10: The number of new partners who are women, or 21% of the class.
  • 5: The number of new partners in both New York and the Washington, DC area, the most of any location, followed by three in Dallas.
  • 4: The number of new partners with the first name of Jonathan/John/Jon, followed by Charles with three.

Here are the brand spankin’ new partners at BDO:

Joann ArweilerForensic Investigations and Litigation ServicesNew York
Kevin BarberAssuranceSan Antonio
Carrie BurnettTaxDallas
Yuan ChouNational Tax OfficePotomac
Dominic CoppolellaTaxPhiladelphia
Charles CuestaAssuranceNew York
Doug CurtisSpecialized Tax ServicesGrand Rapids
Jessica DavisAssuranceSan Francisco
Barb DerusSpecialized Tax ServicesMinneapolis
Peter DiakovasilisTaxMelville
Chris DilleyAssuranceDallas
James DoughtyAssuranceAnchorage
Eric FischerTaxGrand Rapids
Thomas FuchsIndustry Specialty ServicesStamford
Matthew GomesTaxSan Jose
Charles IrvinTransaction Advisory ServicesOrange County
Sean KilbaneAssuranceCleveland
John KincherTechnology & Business Transformation ServicesHouston
Jake KolipanoAssuranceAnchorage
Grace LiNational AssuranceSan Francisco
Jon LinvilleNational AssuranceDallas
Tony MannersSpecialized Tax ServicesAtlanta
Matt ManoskyTaxDetroit
Jonathan MatthewsAssurancePhiladelphia
Karen McDanielAssuranceAustin
Bo Monaco AssuranceSan Diego
Daniel NewtonNational Tax OfficeBoston
Drew OlsonForensic Investigations and Litigation ServicesDallas
Charles PineForensic Investigations and Litigation ServicesGreater Washington D.C.
Traci PumoNational Tax OfficeWest Palm Beach
Aaron RaddockIndustry Specialty ServicesGreater Washington D.C.
Chad RashTransaction Advisory ServicesCharlotte
Jason RhodesTaxCincinnati
Blake RobertsAssuranceNew York
Jose RodriguezAssuranceHouston
Brian RoseTaxNew York
Gabe RubioSpecialized Tax ServicesLos Angeles
Donna SakonyTaxCleveland
Michele SchmittelAssuranceGreater Washington D.C.
Todd StaplesAssuranceSeattle
Joshua SwainTaxGreater Washington D.C.
Thomas TerranovaForensic Investigations and Litigation ServicesNew York
Brad TheelAssuranceSt. Louis
Kirstie TiernanTechnology & Business Transformation ServicesChicago
Brad VeltkampSpecialized Tax ServicesCharlotte
Michael VierhellerRisk Advisory ServicesGreater Washington D.C.
Ben WilliamsAssuranceMinneapolis
John WoodwardTaxChicago

Congrats, everyone!

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