Sprague Joins BKD Forensics & Valuation Services
CHICAGO – Bob Sprague recently joined BKD CPAs & Advisors’ Forensics & Valuation Services (FVS) division as a managing director in the firm’s Chicago office.
Sprague focuses on fraud investigation, forensic accounting and litigation consulting services. His experience encompasses a wide spectrum of financial consulting matters spanning multiple industries and client types. Sprague works with corporate stakeholders, in-house and outside counsel, auditors and special committees on forensic and fraud investigations with an emphasis on SEC enforcement matters and fraudulent financial reporting.
“We pride ourselves on providing cutting-edge support. Bob’s addition has expanded our capacity to further provide the depth of service required by clients in this field,” said Angela Morelock, FVS managing partner.
Prior to joining BKD, Sprague spent more than 22 years working for two global professional service firms and worked as an enforcement accountant in the SEC’s enforcement division, where he investigated potential securities laws violations. He also has conducted financial statement audits on behalf of multinational public and private companies.
Sprague spent more than 10 years as an adjunct professor teaching forensic accounting courses in a graduate certificate program at Northeastern University in Boston, Massachusetts. As a CPA, Sprague participates in more than 50 hours of continuing education each year, including delivering courses related to fraud investigation and forensic accounting at industry conferences to audit practitioners, clients and law firms. Sprague has a B.S. degree in economics from Bates College in Lewiston, Maine, and M.B.A. and M.S.A. degrees from Northeastern.