About Us

Tell me about BKD

In a nutshell, we’re a national CPA and advisory firm that can help you reach your goals. We have 38 offices in 17 states, with trusted advisors who offer solutions for clients across the country and beyond.

Our expertise goes well beyond the standard accounting services to include risk management, technology, wealth management and forensic and valuation services. Our clients represent a wide range of industries, and we’re even part of an alliance of firms that gives us a global reach.
 

Passion

for service to others.

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Respect

for our legacy and the benefits of change.

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Integrity

to be objective and independent.

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Discipline

in process and innovation.

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Excellence

in skills and competencies.

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Unmatched Client Service

What do you value in a trusted advisor?

Ethics? Intelligence? Sound advice? Consistent results? You deserve well-informed, ethical advisors who care about you and deliver results. Take a closer look at the five standards that define The BKD Experience of Unmatched Client Service.

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What makes BKD different

People powered by PRIDE

This may seem odd for a CPA firm, but we’re not just about the numbers—we’re about people. But mostly we’re about you. We’re about simplifying your life and helping you succeed. That’s our purpose. That’s the heart of a trusted advisor. That’s BKD.

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$14.4 Million

given since 2000.

The BKD Foundation

We live to give

The BKD Foundation enriches the communities we serve through charitable giving and volunteerism. The foundation supports not-for-profits of all types and sizes, including many BKD clients and community organizations near and dear to our hearts.

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The SKY Report

The SKY’s the limit

SKY is a firmwide movement to strengthen diversity and promote inclusion. The goal is to identify and remove cultural barriers and biases that keep our employees—regardless of gender—from maximizing their potential. Early efforts have focused on attracting, developing and retaining women leaders.

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Our History

Our firm was founded in 1923, when three CPAs started Baird, Kurtz & Dobson with $1,700 in the bank. Today, we’re one of the largest CPA firms in the country with approximately 2650 CPAs, advisors and staff members working together to serve you.

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    1923

    Baird, Kurtz & Dobson start the firm with offices in Kansas City and Joplin, Missouri.

  • 1965

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    1965

    The Medicare Act is passed, and Baird, Kurtz & Dobson lay the groundwork for the health care practice.

  • 2001

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    2001

    Baird, Kurtz & Dobson and Olive, LLP merge to create BKD, LLP, doubling the size of the firm.

  • 2007

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    2007

    BKD helps form Praxity, AISBL, the world’s largest alliance of independent accounting firms.

  • 2017

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    2017

    Eric Hansen, BKD’s chief operating officer, is elected to serve as the 105th Chair of the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA).

Pittsburgh, PA

375 North Shore Drive 
Suite 501
Pittsburgh, PA 15212

Nashville, TN

Two American Center
3102 West End Avenue 
Suite 1050 
Nashville, TN 37203-1301

St. Louis, MO

One Metropolitan Square
211 N. Broadway
Suite 600
St. Louis, MO 63102-2733

Fort Smith, AR

5000 Rogers Avenue
Suite 700
Fort Smith, AR 72903-2070

Little Rock, AR

400 W. Capitol Avenue
Suite 2500
P.O. Box 3667
Little Rock, AR 72203-3667

Rogers, AR

809 S. 52nd Street
Suite A
P.O. Box 1893
Rogers, AR 72757-1893 (72758)

Colorado Springs, CO

111 S. Tejon Street
Suite 800
Colorado Springs, CO 80903-2286

Denver, CO

1801 California Street
Suite 2900
Denver, CO 80202-2606

Chicago, IL

233 S. Wacker Drive
Suite 8300
Chicago, IL 60606-6339

Decatur, IL

225 N. Water Street
Suite 400
Decatur, IL 62523-2326

Oakbrook Terrace, IL

1901 S. Meyers Road
Suite 500
Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181-5209

Bloomington, IN

475 N. College Avenue
P.O. Box 3040
Bloomington, IN 47404

Evansville, IN

400 Cross Pointe Boulevard
P.O. Box 628
Evansville, IN 47704-0628

Fort Wayne, IN

200 East Main Street
Suite 700
Fort Wayne, IN 46802-1900

Indianapolis, IN

201 N. Illinois Street
Suite 700
P.O. Box 44998
Indianapolis, IN 46244-0998

Des Moines, IA

1401 50th Street
Suite 350
West Des Moines, Iowa 50266-5935

Wichita, KS

1551 N. Waterfront Parkway
Suite 300
Wichita, KS 67206-6601

Bowling Green, KY

360 E. 8th Avenue
Suite 201
P.O. Box 1196
Bowling Green, KY 42102-1196

Louisville, KY

600 N. Hurstbourne Parkway
Suite 350
P.O. Box 22127
Louisville, KY 40252-0127

Jackson, MS

190 East Capitol Street
Suite 500
Jackson, MS 39201-2190

Branson, MO

Building III
Suite LL
800 State Highway 248
Branson, MO 65616-4172

Joplin, MO

3230 Hammons Boulevard
P.O. Box 1824
Joplin, MO 64802-1824

Kansas City, MO

1201 Walnut Street
Suite 1700
Kansas City, MO 64106-2246

Springfield, MO

910 E. St. Louis Street
Suite 200
P.O. Box 1190
Springfield, MO 65801-1190

Lincoln, NE

Wells Fargo Center
1248 O Street
Suite 1040
Lincoln, NE 68508-1461

Omaha, NE

1120 S. 101st Street
Suite 410
Omaha, NE 68124-1088

Cincinnati, OH

312 Walnut Street
Suite 3000
P.O. Box 5367
Cincinnati, OH 45201-5367

Enid, OK

Triangle Business Center
205 W. Maple
Suite 200
Enid, OK 73701-4032

Oklahoma City, OK

Leadership Square South Tower
211 N. Robinson Avenue
Suite 600
Oklahoma City, OK 73102-9421

Tulsa, OK

Two Warren Place
6120 S. Yale Avenue
Suite 1400
Tulsa, OK 74136-4223

Erie, PA

2402 West 8th Street
Erie, PA 16505-4428

Dallas, TX

14241 Dallas Parkway
Suite 1100
Dallas, TX 75254-2961

Houston, TX

2700 Post Oak Boulevard
Suite 1500
Houston, TX 77056-5829

San Antonio, TX

10001 Reunion Place
Suite 400
San Antonio, Texas 78216

Waco, TX

7901 Woodway Drive
Suite 100
Waco, TX 76712-3897

Fort Worth, TX

3200 Riverfront Drive
Suite 200
Fort Worth, TX 76107

Madison, WI

8517 Excelsior Drive
Suite 301
Madison, WI 53717-2910

New York City, NY

655 Third Avenue 
New York, NY 10017

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BKD Careers

Whether you’re beginning your career or seeking a better fit for your experience, make your next play count at BKD. Be sure to browse our job postings before you roll the dice at another firm.

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Directory

BKD’s network of trusted advisors stretches far and wide, and they’re always available to speak with you. Look up a partner or managing director by name or find someone who specializes in your industry.