NATIONAL OFFICE – BKD CEO Ted Dickman is pleased to announce that Salt Lake City-based Stayner Bates P.C. will join the firm effective June 1, 2019.

“We want to extend a warm welcome to our new BKD team members,” Dickman said. “Stayner Bates’ commitment to client service and true expertise will assist us in accomplishing our goals as we move forward.”

Stayner Bates—a firm specializing in assurance, tax, consulting and business valuation services—will grow BKD’s capabilities in the Western market.

“With the addition of Stayner Bates, BKD has accomplished a long-standing goal of joining the Utah market,” said BKD Managing Partner Jeff Ronsse. “The combination enhances BKD’s resources and provides Stayner Bates with greater growth opportunities and market presence.”

Stayner Bates’ staff—with approximately 35 members, including four partners—will remain at their current location at 510 South 200 West, Suite 200, Salt Lake City, Utah 84101.

“This is certainly a win-win situation for all involved,” said Steve Hanni, president of Stayner Bates. “We’re happy to be joining BKD and using our industry knowledge and familiarity with this region to help better serve our clients and grow the firm.”

BKD has 38 offices in 17 states, and fiscal year 2018 revenues were approximately $600 million. With more than 2,710 personnel—including more than 300 partners—BKD provides a wide range of assurance, tax and accounting outsourcing services. 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.

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