BKD CPAs & Advisors

Firm overview

BKD CPAs & Advisors, founded in 1923, is a national firm with 40 offices in 18 states. Our 2,900 trusted advisors, including 300 partners/principals, serve a wide spectrum of industries, including closely held businesses, construction and real estate, financial institutions, health care, higher education, insurance, manufacturing and distribution, nonprofit, public sector organizations and individuals. Inside Public Accounting has recognized BKD as a Top 100 and a Best of the Best firm. 

Products and/or services

BKD trusted advisors take pride in delivering accounting, audit and assurance, tax, risk management, technology, and forensic and valuation services. Additionally, BKD subsidiaries provide merger and acquisition, ESOP, financing and IPO advisory services, personal wealth planning, investment management and estate planning.

BKD is one of the largest members of Praxity, AISBL, a global alliance of independent accounting firms. We offer multinational clients a gateway to the global marketplace with services delivered by alliance members committed to the highest standards required in international business.

Clients benefit from BKD’s award-winning Thoughtware®, delivering Alerts, Advisor and newsletter publications, addressing issues and concerns of targeted industries. Our webinar series present additional industry knowledge, insights and practical applications.

BKD is registered with the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB), and audits approximately 80 SEC registrants.

The BKD Foundation is the firm’s charitable arm. The Foundation’s goal is to enrich the communities BKD serves through financial donations and volunteerism. 

Past/current involvement with the Goering Center

BKD has been an Associate Member of the Goering Center since 2015.

Special offer for Goering Center Core Members

BKD will provide up to three (3) hours of free consultation in our areas of expertise to any Goering Center Core Member.

Contact information

Primary contact: Chris Link
312 Walnut Street, Suite 3000
Cincinnati, OH 45202

Year Company/Firm Founded: 1923