PKF O’Connor Davies Bolsters Government Services Division with Proven Expert David Gannon
New York, NY (January 30, 2017) – PKF O’Connor Davies, LLP, the nation’s 26th largest accounting and advisory firm, announced today the hiring of 20-year industry veteran David Gannon as a Partner in the Firm’s Government Services Division. Gannon’s significant experience providing accounting and auditing expertise to public sector clients spans municipalities, counties, public school systems, colleges/universities and state and local authorities. Formerly a partner at a regional firm with offices in New York and New Jersey, Gannon served some of its largest public sector clients and worked extensively on implementing complex Governmental Accounting Standards.
The addition of Gannon to the team is part of a continued commitment to bolster the expertise and resources available to PKF O’Connor Davies’ clients. It is the latest in a series of high-profile hires for the Firm over the last two years.
“We’re thrilled to add someone as seasoned and skilled as David,” said Kevin J. Keane, Managing Partner of PKF O’Connor Davies. “A recognized leader in the field of governmental accounting, David possesses the foresight and fortitude to solve problems government organizations face in a heavily regulated atmosphere.”
Gannon is a regular speaker for New Jersey professional associations on governmental accounting and auditing topics. He also serves on the national review panel of the International Association of School Business Officials, where he reviews criteria for the Certificate of Excellence in Financial Reporting. From June 2014 through June 2016, he also led the New Jersey Society of CPA’s Government Interest Group.
“PKF O’Connor Davies has a well-established reputation and I’m excited to be a part of an organization so devoted to its clients,” said Gannon. “I look forward to building on that reputation and helping the firm and our clients grow for years to come.”
A graduate of Richard Stockton College of New Jersey, Gannon holds CPA certifications in New York and New Jersey, a Registered Municipal Accountant certification in New Jersey and is a Licensed Public School Accountant in New Jersey.