PKF O’Connor Davies’ Christopher Petermann Named to Forbes’ ‘America’s Top 200 CPAs’

Key leader recognized on inaugural list of America’s top accountants

PKF O’Connor Davies, one of the nation’s largest accounting, tax and advisory practices, is proud to announce that Christopher Petermann has been named to Forbes’ list of “America’s Top 200 CPAs.” Petermann joins the inaugural list of the nation’s most innovative, experienced and trusted accounting professionals.

“As a core member of our executive team, Chris has been instrumental in spearheading our growth and evolving our offerings to serve additional industry sectors and geographic markets. He is a trusted advisor and indispensable asset to both his colleagues and clients,” said Kevin J. Keane, Executive Chairman at PKF O’Connor Davies. “This recognition is a fitting reflection of his professional excellence and dedicated service to our organization, his local community and the accounting industry at large. I thank him for his continued leadership, and I congratulate him on this well-deserved honor.”

To compile its inaugural “America’s Top 200 CPAs” list, Forbes first identified over 1,000 nominees through conversations with and recommendations from accounting associations, industry insiders and an independent advisory board of experts. Nominees were then evaluated on a variety of criteria, including certifications and credentials, years of experience, industry specialization, professional achievements, community involvement, thought leadership, client base and diversity, ethical and regulatory compliance and innovation and technology adoption.

“It’s a great honor to be selected as one of the top accountants in the nation and commended for my ongoing contributions to the growth and success of PKF O’Connor Davies,” Petermann said. “This recognition is very meaningful, and I’m grateful for the shared wisdom of friends, family and colleagues that have molded me into the CPA and leader I am today.”