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BKD CPAs & Advisors is a top-tier U.S. CPA and advisory firm that helps people and businesses realize their goals. We have 40 offices in 18 states, with approximately 2,900 dedicated professionals who offer solutions for clients in all 50 states and internationally.  

Our clients represent a wide range of industries, so the expertise we provide goes well beyond the standard accounting services to include risk management, technology, wealth management and forensic and valuation services.

Stay up to date on firm news and find contacts, resources and the latest stats below.

BKD Facts

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Public Relations Contact

Kassie West
Email: kwest@bkd.com
Phone: 417.831.7283, ext. 10159
Kassie can help you coordinate interviews, answer questions and provide photos or logos.

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Professional Affiliations

BKD is one of the largest members of Praxity, AISBL, the sixth-largest alliance of independent accounting firms in the world. Our association with Praxity™ enhances our ability to assist clients both nationally and internationally.

As a member of the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA), BKD also is a member of the PCPS (Private Companies Practice Section) Firm Practice Center and its three quality centers: Center for Audit Quality, Employee Benefit Plan Audit Quality Center and Governmental Audit Quality Center.

BKD is registered with the PCAOB, which is required to serve as an independent auditor of public companies. BKD audits approximately 80 SEC registrants, including approximately 30 benefit plan audits.
 

Management/Staff Bios

Learn more about the BKD Trusted Advisors™ who drive our firm forward.

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Education & Resources

BKD Thoughtware®
Thoughtware is our award-winning series of accounting articles, webinars and videos to help our clients navigate the financial landscape. Thoughtware also gives our professionals the chance to demonstrate their industry knowledge and leadership through accounting and tax tips, advice and news. 

Tax Reform Resource Center 
Check out some of our latest tax reform news, information and provisions in our Tax Reform Resource Center.
 
“Simply Tax” Podcast
Our “Simply Tax” podcast cuts through the static of the tax world and doesn’t waste your time by needlessly tossing around 10-dollar terms and citing code sections.

The Link
The Link is a hot spot for long-term care news, articles, tools and information.
 

Social Media Accounts

Find all our Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram, YouTube and Glassdoor accounts on our social media page.

BKD Culture & Initiatives

BKD Mission

BKD’s mission is “to always strive for excellence in providing services to clients, create rewarding career opportunities, and maintain sound professional, business, and financial standards.” We work toward those goals by adhering to a strong culture centered on a commitment to our people.

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BKD PRIDE

BKD is built on a strong foundation. Our PRIDE values—passion, respect, integrity, discipline, and excellence—guide the actions of our partners and employees as they strive to deliver solutions for success to our clients’ business and financial needs.

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BKD Foundation

The BKD Foundation is the firm’s charitable arm. It aims to enrich the communities BKD serves through financial donations and volunteerism. The foundation supports not-for-profit organizations of all types and sizes, including a number of BKD clients and organizations with firm partners and employees serving in volunteer roles. The BKD Foundation made its first donation in 2000 and has contributed more than $14 million to date.

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SKY Initiative

SKY is a firmwide initiative to emphasize and strengthen diversity and promote inclusion. Although SKY initially focuses on gender diversity, our goal is to identify and remove cultural barriers and biases that prevent all BKDers from maximizing their potential. Together, we aim to create an inclusive BKD culture that leverages our differences while creating a level playing field for everyone.

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BKD Life

BKD Life shares the big ideas and exciting stories of our unforgettable people. BKDers aren’t just accountants—we’re nonprofit board members, world travelers, kidney donors, and marathon runners. Life at BKD is unique, but the purpose we all hold is the same: provide excellent client service and rewarding career opportunities.

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BKD EDGE

BKD commits significant resources and funding to promote new revenue-generating ideas. We encourage innovation in a variety of ways, including hosting innovation tournaments designed to generate many high-quality new ideas very quickly and efficiently. The goal is to involve more people in creating products and services that help the firm grow, better serve clients, and provide career opportunities.

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