September 17, 2021

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!

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