News Releases

NATIONAL OFFICE – The 2020 BKD Integrated Report—an annual record that provides transparency on BKD CPAs & Advisors’ quality, people, service, growth innovations and community initiatives—is now available. The report details how BKD made…

NATIONAL OFFICE – BKD CPAs & Advisors has been honored with a Glassdoor Employees’ Choice Award, recognizing the Best Places to Work in 2021. The award, now in its 13th year, is based solely on the input of employees, who elect to provide…

NATIONAL OFFICE – BKD’s Governing Board has approved Brian West to serve as the next Houston office managing partner (MP), effective June 1, 2021. He will take the place of Kimberly McKay, who was recently appointed to serve as BKD’s South Region MP…

NATIONAL OFFICE – Abe Cole’s selection as BKD CPAs & Advisors’ next chief operating officer created the opportunity for another BKDer to succeed him as North Region managing partner (MP).  After a thorough evaluation of numerous internal…

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…