Bob has more than 30 years of professional accounting and consulting experience. He began his career at Ernst & Whinney in 1981, primarily servicing SEC clients in auditing financial statements and internal accounting controls. In 1985, Bob joined SS&G as the firm’s 10th employee. Over his tenure, SS&G has grown to one of the largest CPA firms in the United States. Bob will continue to exercise his leadership serving as the Ohio Managing Partner of BDO as well as a member of BDO’s National Board of Directors effective January 1, 2015.
Bob manages client engagements with a strong emphasis in manufacturing, wholesale and distribution, health care, and professional service industries. His principal areas of expertise include working with middle market companies; audits of financial statements including risk assessment; tax consulting including tax planning; employee benefits; and business advisory services, including strategic growth and financing, succession, and estate planning. He also has extensive experience with mergers and acquisitions, including tax structuring, due diligence and preparing companies for exit strategies.