BKD CEO Ted Dickman is pleased to announce that Teegardin & Associates CPAs will join the firm effective June 1, 2019.
“We want to extend a warm welcome to our new BKD team members,” said Dickman. “Teegardin & Associates’ commitment to client service and true expertise will help us achieve our goals as we move forward.”
Teegardin & Associates—an Austin-based firm specializing in tax, accounting and family office services—will grow BKD’s capabilities in the Austin market.
“As the state’s capital and status as one of the top technology and innovation cities in the nation, Austin has been a key target of growth for BKD for several years,” said Tom Watson, new regional managing partner of BKD’s South Region. “The addition of Teegardin & Associates provides exciting capabilities, broadens our reach and gives BKD a presence in the five largest business markets in Texas.”
Teegardin & Associates’ personnel, consisting of one partner, one managing director and approximately 12 staff, will remain at their current location at 500 North Capital of Texas Highway, Building 4-100, Austin, TX 78746, with Jon McDowell, based in San Antonio, serving as their office managing partner. With approximately 2,900 personnel—including approximately 300 partners—BKD provides a wide range of assurance, tax and accounting outsourcing services.
“This is a great opportunity for all involved,” said Teegardin & Associates MP Tricia Teegardin Edwards. “We’re looking forward to joining BKD and leveraging our skills and local connections to help BKD become a leading CPA and advisory firm in the Austin market.”
As of June 1, BKD will have 40 offices in 18 states and fiscal year revenues of approximately $660 million. The firm also serves clients around the world as one of the largest U.S. members of Praxity, AISBL, a global alliance of independent firms that serves the dynamic needs of multinational clients.