BKD Promotes 104 to Director & Senior Manager Levels

News Release

NATIONAL OFFICE – Tom Watson, CEO of BKD CPAs & Advisors, is pleased to announce 104 individuals will be promoted to director, senior manager, senior managing advisor or senior managing consultant, effective October 1.

“This high-performing group has demonstrated the positive attitudes, work ethic and innovation mindset they need to thrive at BKD. The bar is set high, and these BKDers have proven they’re up to the challenge,” Watson said.

Firm leaders are integral to BKD’s success. Those chosen for promotions are ambitious, competent and talented professionals who also serve as role models dedicated to delivering Unmatched Client Service®. To reach this new career phase, BKD’s newest directors and senior managers had to demonstrate a dedication to teamwork, innovation and thought leadership.

Those being promoted are:


April Arnold, Kansas City
Cameron Baghvardani, Dallas
Michael Belman, Rogers
Gary Bishop, Fort Wayne
Stephanie Bostick, San Antonio
Renee Castille, IT Risk Services, Houston
Ben Chappell, Denver
Brian Condron, Austin
Lauren Denton, Fort Wayne
Katie Dettmann, Lincoln
Kyle Dillon, Indianapolis
Abby Dobson, Lincoln
YaWanda Dobson, Indianapolis
Angela Fisher, Bowling Green
Michael Flaxbeard, Kansas City
Mandy Garvie, Oklahoma City
Luke Guettermann, Kansas City
Conner Holt, Omaha
Ally Jackson, Springfield
Karmyn Jeffries, Denver
Rochelle Jenkins, Little Rock
Wyatt Jenkins, BKD Capital Advisors, Springfield
Brian Kapchinskie, Houston
Ashton Klindt, Kansas City
Laura Knight, Loan Review Services, Indianapolis
Marie-Emmanuelle Leone, Transaction Services, Austin
Kayla Marsh, Dallas
Michael Mattivi, Kansas City
Trista McDaniel, Joplin
Tom Meisenheimer, St. Louis
Ryan O’Grady, Springfield
Lindsay Owens, Springfield
Kelsey Parker, Kansas City
Davy Parsons, Nashville
Andrew Quinnette, Indianapolis
Keeley Roach, Kansas City
Melissa Robertson, Salt Lake City
Ryan Rozwat, Health Care Performance Advisory Services, Chicago
Marvin Salaysay, Chicago
Casey Sanderson, Oklahoma City
Teresa Seymour, Wichita
Brian Singleton, Chicago
Derek Tabar, National Office, Springfield
Drew Tenbrink, Kansas City
Michael Tulley, St. Louis
Emily Tursi, Indianapolis
Andre Wechsler, Transaction Services, Chicago
Nate White, Kansas City
Paul Willson, IT Risk Services, Kansas City
JJ Winston, Kansas City
Cody Zavadil, Lincoln
Kori Zey, National Office, Springfield

Senior Manager

Noelle Alberto, Dallas
Bridget Anselmo, Chicago
Lauren Berry, Dallas
Erica Brown, Houston
Jessica Carr, Joplin
Megan Chester, Springfield
Kara Clemow, Houston
Morgan Crews, Springfield
Kelsey Darnell, Kansas City
Chelsea Engel, Little Rock
Shana Fick, St. Louis
Mark Fiegener, Tulsa
Felicia Geray, Colorado Springs
Karly Kish, Indianapolis
Andrew Klitch, Dallas
Lindsay Kubicek, Joplin
Nate Kulla, St. Louis
Derek Lee, Springfield
Steve Lengerich, Indianapolis
Nathan Lyons, Indianapolis
Jackson Magdy, Fort Wayne
Paul Mayo, Austin
Matt McCall, Kansas City
Matt McHenry, Kansas City
Elizabeth Miner, Denver
Jimmy Nguyen, Kansas City
Michael Ormsby, Springfield
Jennifer Rife, Omaha
Justine Sime, National Office, Springfield
Jeffrey Soderberg, Chicago
Joe Soderberg, Chicago
Maria Stauffer, Kansas City
David Travers, Kansas City
Heath Williams, Bowling Green

Senior Managing Advisor

Alexander Hunter, BKD Wealth Advisors, Kansas City

Senior Managing Consultant

Jennifer Byrd, Enid
Jack Dahlia, BKD Technologies, St. Louis
Philip Diekhoff, IT Risk Services, Dallas
Adam Flaugher, Transaction Services, St. Louis
Andrew Harper, Loan Review Services, Indianapolis
Chris Higbee, Transaction Services, Chicago
Rene Larsen, Kansas City
Steve Miller, Transaction Services, Denver
Kelsey Mohr, Denver
Rick Najjar, SALT Services, Kansas City
Casey Potts, Transaction Services
Kristel Price, Salt Lake City
Amy Rupp, Louisville
Amy Suit, Cincinnati
Chris Veith, BKD Analytics, Bowling Green
Aaron Wigington, Kansas City
Margaret Williams, Enid

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