Wayne Berson

Chief Executive Officer at BDO USA LLP

Wayne Berson

Wayne Berson

Chief Executive Officer at BDO USA LLP

Overview
Career Highlights

Atlantic Assurance Group
BDO Partners
BDO USA LLP

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4347

Number of Boards

7

Birthday

1963

Age

58

Number of Awards

3

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National Managing Partner, Assurance at BDO USA LLP

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International Liaison Partner, National Leader of Private Equity, Global Leader of Private Equity at BDO USA LLP

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Central Assurance Regional Managing Partner at BDO USA LLP

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Former Partner & National Director SEC Practice at BDO USA LLP

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National Partner, Advisory Practice at BDO USA LLP

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National Managing Partner, Industry Groups & Relationship & Account Management at BDO USA LLP

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Tax Partner at BDO USA LLP

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Southwest Assurance Regional Managing Partner at BDO USA LLP

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National Assurance Partner at BDO USA LLP

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National Managing Partner of Tax at BDO USA LLP

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Chief Executive Officer at BDO USA LLP
Education
B.comm in Accounting

The University of Cape Town (UCT) is a public research university located in Cape Town in the Western Cape province of South Africa. UCT was founded in 1829 as the South African College, and is the oldest university in South Africa and the second oldest extant university in Africa. The language of instruction is English.

Accounting Science with Honors

University of South Africa is a school.

Memberships
Member
Current

The Maryland Association of Certified Public Accountants is a statewide professional association that provides leadership, training, advocacy and resources for its nearly 10,000 CPA members, who are employed in private practice, industry, government and education. As CPAs, the MACPA’s members are business and financial professionals who are committed to protecting the public interest. In Maryland, CPAs must pass a rigorous four-part examination, adhere to strict ethical and professional standards and, beyond college, complete 80 hours of continuing education every two years to be certified by the state. The MACPA is governed by a Board of Directors, managed by a full-time staff, guided by a strategic plan and constantly strives to serve the needs of Maryland’s CPAs.

Member
Current

CEO Action For Diversity & Inclusion is the CEO-driven business commitment to advance diversity and inclusion within the workplace. The company is headquartered in Chicago, IL.

Member
Current

The participating CEOs lead companies that collectively employ more than five million people, generate more than $2 trillion in annual revenue, and represent 11 countries and a diverse group of industries.

Career History
Chief Executive Officer
2001 - Current

BDO USA, LLP is the United States Member Firm of BDO International, a global professional services network. BDO USA, LLP was founded as Seidman and Seidman in New York City in 1910 by three immigrant brothers: Maximillian L. Seidman, Francis E. Seidman, and Jacob S. Seidman.

Regional Managing Partner
Prior

Atlantic Assurance Group provides real estate information services for refinance and home equity mortgage lenders. The company was founded by Todd Gorelick and is headquartered in Charlotte, NC.

Member Chief Executive Officer
Prior

Hartman Leito & Bolt, LLP, is a full-service, regional public accounting and consulting firm with offices in Dallas and Fort Worth, Texas. Founded in 1986, the firm specializes in assurance, tax and advisory services, serving a diverse client base, from small businesses to large multifaceted organizations. For seven consecutive years, HL&B has been named a “Best Company to Work For” by the Texas Association of Business and was recently named as a Top 100 Best Accounting Firm to Work for by Best Companies. Their objective is to provide the right skills and experience to their clients in the areas of assurance, tax and advisory services. They are based in the Dallas/Fort Worth area but serve clients in locations throughout the United States and worldwide.

Boards & Committees
Chairman, Global Board of Directors
2014 - Current

BDO International Ltd. provides accounting, tax, and advisory services. Its services include audit and assurance, tax, advisory, business services and outsourcing. The firm serves to the charitable and not for profit, consumer, financial, manufacturing, natural resources, professional services, public sector, real estate and construction, and technology, life sciences, media and entertainment, and telecommunication industries. The company was founded in 1963 and is headquartered in London, the United Kingdom.

Member, Board of Directors
2010 - Current

BDO USA, LLP is the United States Member Firm of BDO International, a global professional services network. BDO USA, LLP was founded as Seidman and Seidman in New York City in 1910 by three immigrant brothers: Maximillian L. Seidman, Francis E. Seidman, and Jacob S. Seidman.

Vice Chairman, Governing Board
Prior

The Center is an autonomous, nonpartisan, nonprofit group based in Washington, D.C. It is governed by a Board that comprises leaders from the public company auditing firms, the American Institute of CPAs and three members from outside the public company auditing profession. The organization is affiliated with the American Institute of CPAs.

Board Member
Prior

Created in 2000, Gavi is an international organisation - a global Vaccine Alliance, bringing together public and private sectors with the shared goal of creating equal access to new and underused vaccines for children living in the world's poorest countries.

Trustee
Prior

The Federal City Council (FC2) is a nonprofit, nonpartisan, membership-based organization dedicated to the advancement of civic life in the nation’s capital. Established in 1954, the FC2 recognizes that improvements in the District of Columbia’s social, economic and physical infrastructure require innovative, tireless work. They seek long-term solutions to complex, community-based problems that produce lasting change and a stronger D.C.

Advisors
Advisor

Partner at BDO USA LLP

Awards & Honors
2014
Accounting Today Magazine - Top 100 Most Influential People
CPA (Certified Public Accountant)
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
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