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BKD Announces 23 New Partners & Managing Directors

NATIONAL OFFICE – Ted Dickman, CEO of BKD CPAs & Advisors, is pleased to announce 23 individuals who will rise to partner and managing director levels, effective June 1. New partners are elected by the firm’s partner base after recommendation by…

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Three BKD Associates Win Elijah Watt Sells Award

NATIONAL OFFICE – Three associates at BKD CPAs & Advisors—Michael Kimble, Benjamin Lyford and Ashley McDowell—have been awarded the 2018 Elijah Watt Sells Award. According to the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA), CPA candidates must obtain a…

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BKD Releases Revised Audit Quality Report

NATIONAL OFFICE – BKD CPAs & Advisors has released its 2019 revision to its audit quality report. The 22-page document, “The Importance of Quality: Our Commitment to Integrity & Excellence,” provides transparency about BKD’s policies,…

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Dr. David C. Armstrong Joins BKD CPAs & Advisors

Springfield, Mo. – Tondeé Lutterman, National Industry Partner – BKD National Higher Education Group is pleased to announce the addition of Dr. David Armstrong as director, higher education consulting.

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BKD Recognized as Gold LearningElite Organization

NATIONAL OFFICE – Chief Marketing Officer Greg Cole is pleased to announce that BKD has been named a Gold LearningElite organization for 2019 by Chief Learning Officer (CLO) magazine. This is BKD’s fifth time being recognized by CLO magazine since…

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BKD Cyber Certified as Qualified Security Assessor

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – BKD Cyber announced today that it has successfully completed the PCI Security Standards Council Qualified Security Assessor (QSA) testing process and is validated as compliant with the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard …

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BKD Named to Training Top 125 for Sixth Straight Year

NATIONAL OFFICE – BKD CEO Ted Dickman is pleased to announce that for the sixth consecutive year BKD has been named to Training magazine’s Annual Top 125 list, which ranks companies by the effectiveness of their employee development programs. BKD is…

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Colleges & Universities Innovating to Improve Outlooks

NATIONAL OFFICE – Colleges and universities nationwide are finding innovative solutions to improve their financial outlooks. That’s according to BKD CPAs & Advisors’ newly released “2019 Annual Higher Education Outlook: Celebrating Innovation in…

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BKD Publishes Newest Edition of Unmatched Client Service Book

NATIONAL OFFICE – BKD CPAs & Advisors has released a fourth edition of The BKD Experience: Unmatched Client Service® to address the rapid rate of change in the accounting industry. The book was refreshed with new quotes, visuals and a design…

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BKD Announces Regional Managing Partner Appointment

DALLAS – Tom Watson, BKD CPAs & Advisors’ Dallas, Waco and Fort Worth managing partner, has been appointed to regional managing partner (RMP) for the South Region, effective June 1, 2019. Todd Lisle will replace Watson as MP, effective January…

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BKD Announces New Managing Partner for Dallas, Fort Worth & Waco

DALLAS – Todd Lisle has been appointed to managing partner (MP) of BKD CPAs & Advisors’ Dallas, Fort Worth and Waco offices, effective January 2019. Lisle succeeds Tom Watson, who has been appointed to regional managing partner (RMP) for BKD’s…