News Releases

NATIONAL OFFICE – BKD CPAs & Advisors will work with CAFRONLINE to expand solutions to help governmental entities streamline the overall process of preparing a Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR).

NATIONAL OFFICE – BKD Capital Advisors (BKDCA) is pleased to announce that First Illinois Bancorp, Inc. (First Illinois), the holding company of Lindell Bank & Trust Company (Lindell Bank), and Rockwood Bancshares, Inc. (Rockwood), the holding…

BKD CPAs & Advisors launched a new service aimed at helping clients identify and prevent insurance denials. Preventable insurance claim denials can cost an organization 3 percent or more of its net revenue annually.

NATIONAL OFFICE — Empowering everyone to reach their potential is an important part of BKD CPAs & Advisors’ culture. The SKY Sponsor-Protégé Program—a two-year leadership development program for senior managers and directors—was established in…

NATIONAL OFFICE – In August, BKD CPAs & Advisors announced that Tom Watson would become BKD’s next CEO upon Ted Dickman’s retirement on May 31, 2021. This change created a chain reaction of new leadership opportunities. Kimberly McKay will…

BKD Wealth Advisors, LLC (BKDWA) has been named to CNBC’s second annual Financial Advisor (FA) 100 list. The CNBC FA 100 celebrates registered investment advisers (RIA) that offer in-depth planning and financial services that help clients navigate…

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – Abe Cole has been selected as BKD CPAs & Advisors’ next chief operating officer (COO). Cole fills this position after the retirement of former AICPA chair and BKD COO Eric Hansen.

DALLAS – Brian Matlock, the national practice leader for BKD National Energy & Natural Resources (ENR) Practice, is pleased to announce the addition of Coleman Rowland as the practice’s national consulting leader. 

NATIONAL OFFICE – The BKD Year-End Tax Advisor  is created annually to assist businesses and individuals with crucial year-end planning decisions. 

NATIONAL OFFICE – As many have seen throughout BKD CPAs & Advisors’ almost 100-year history, combining the distinct perspectives and ambitious, varied backgrounds of all team members has helped steer the firm to success, new opportunities and…