Biography

Larry worked in public accounting for 45 years with large, international accounting firms. After 25 years at BDO USA, LLP, Larry retired as a partner in June 2016. He currently consults with the firm, working on various technical projects including reviews of SEC filings, technical consultations and conducting training sessions for BDO personnel. For most of his career Larry worked primarily with public company clients as engagement partner, EQR partner or SEC reviewing partner. He has extensive experience with all types of SEC filings, including IPOs; his clients covered most industries and ranged from startup ventures to multi-national, multi-billion dollar companies.

In addition to serving clients, Larry served in various regional and national positions at BDO. Larry was the Regional Technical Director for offices in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions, where he was responsible for technical consultations and risk management matters in offices from North Carolina to Massachusetts. He also was a member of the National Accounting Department at BDO, as well as the National SEC Department. Finally, for over 15 years, Larry served as the National Independence Director for BDO, where he oversaw a department of 7 people and established independence and ethics policies for the firm and monitored compliance therewith.