BKD Announces 30 New Partners & Managing Directors

News Release

NATIONAL OFFICE – BKD CPAs & Advisors has announced that 30 individuals within its firm are advancing to the partner and managing director levels, effective June 1. These professionals were identified as dynamic leaders with a unique talent to help clients navigate difficult, changing environments. 

“Our firm is bursting with high-performing and ambitious BKDers capable of rising to the occasion and using their expertise to help lead the firm in the right direction,” said CEO Ted Dickman. 

The promotions are made in alignment with BKD’s mission statement, which is to always strive for excellence in providing services to clients, create rewarding career opportunities and maintain sound professional, business and financial standards.

“I have no doubt that these remarkable trusted advisors will continue leveraging the firm’s momentum to help drive growth and deliver value to our clients and distinguish BKD from our competitors. These exciting advancements are only one example of the wave of opportunities BKD is committed to providing, and we’re fortunate to have such talent to draw on when leadership opportunities arise,” said Dickman.

The following professionals were selected to help shape an even brighter future for BKD clients:  


  • Derek Adams, Evansville      
  • Brandy Buckler, Springfield      
  • Amanda Eaves, Houston      
  • Kerry Fitzgerald, Dallas          
  • Keith Foster, Dallas      
  • Dan Gaston, Kansas City      
  • Sara Grenier, Dallas      
  • Bud Hollenkamp, Denver          
  • Clint Langford, San Antonio      
  • Damien Martin, Chicago      
  • Mike McDevitt, Omaha      
  • Geron Morgan, Oklahoma City          
  • Matt Morris, Wichita      
  • Brian Pavona, Chicago
  • Amber Popek, Springfield      
  • Kelly Postlewaite, Cincinnati     
  • Jessica Richter, Des Moines      
  • Luke Sermersheim, Fort Wayne      
  • Ernie Skyrme, Little Rock      
  • Justin Stenberg, ITS, Houston     
  • Aaron Wiegert, Lincoln      

Managing Director 

  • Marcie Ardan, Denver      
  • Sid Dill, Evansville      
  • Michael Hill, Jackson      
  • Patty Rachell, St. Louis     
  • Toni Rahilly, ITS, Tulsa      
  • Greg Shoemaker, National Office      
  • Michael Thomas, Louisville      
  • Kristin Tynon, Lincoln     
  • Matt Wahl, WA, Little Rock      
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