January 13, 2022

Promotion Watch ’21: BKD Adds 18 New Partners

TPTB at BKD have released the names of the firm’s newest class of partners who will officially be welcomed to the club on June 1.

The 15 men and three women who will receive gift bags from Ben and Kate next week are:

  • Jim Ashley, Springfield
  • Brian Beiser, Denver
  • Rick Carrier Jr., Evansville
  • Meagan Clark, Little Rock
  • Eric Darr, St. Louis
  • Gwyn Eastom, Fort Wayne
  • Rob Haight, Tulsa
  • Howard Hong, Dallas
  • Bob Lamb, BKD Wealth Advisors, Houston
  • Chad Lewis, Bowling Green
  • Eric Mies, Dallas
  • Brian Myeroff, Denver
  • David Rabb, Indianapolis
  • Lindsey Richards, New York
  • Eric Rogers, Springfield
  • Ryan Sivill, Springfield
  • Ken Taylor, Indianapolis
  • Travis Truesdell, Kansas City

In addition, 12 other overachievers at BKD have been promoted to managing director:

  • Brenda Einck, Kansas City
  • Rachel Elsberry, Springfield
  • Jennifer Friesz, Houston
  • Jim Garner, Dallas
  • Catherine Gilpin, Springfield
  • James Gripka, Oklahoma City
  • Jennifer Hanna, Houston
  • Dustin Haywood, Kansas City
  • Chris Meriwether, Louisville
  • Shelly Reyna, Merrillville
  • Mike Spratt, Des Moines
  • Danielle Zimmerman, Dallas

Congrats to all the newly promoted BKDers!

Latest Accounting Jobs--Apply Now:

Have something to add to this story? Give us a shout by email, Twitter, or text/call the tipline at 202-505-8885. As always, all tips are anonymous.

Related articles

Deloitte Just Gave the Malaysian Government Several Wheelbarrows Full of Ringgit (UPDATE: KPMG Pays Up Too)

[Updated article originally posted on June 3, 2021 with additional information about KPMG settlement.] From the Ministry of Finance in Malaysia on June 3: The Government has received a settlement payment of RM336 million (US $80 million) related to 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) from Deloitte PLT. In a statement today, the Ministry of Finance (MoF) […]

Study Plan Ideas to Organize Your 2022 CPA Exam Goals

Last week I introduced you guys (and gals) to the joys of bullet journaling with some suggestions on how to whip up some spreads to organize your 2022 CPA exam goals, and we went over the basics of setting up your first bujo. This week I’m throwing a few study-specific spreads at you in the […]