PKF O’Connor Davies Expands Harrison Leadership Team

PKF O’Connor Davies, LLP, the nation’s 28th largest accounting and advisory firm, announced today that it has promoted veteran partners George Whitehead and Ann Buscaglia to leadership roles in the firm’s Harrison, NY, office. Whitehead was named Partner-in-Charge of the Harrison office, while Buscaglia was named Partner-in-Charge of Tax in that same office. The Harrison office is one of the firm’s largest, with more than 230 employees. The newly created roles are designed to create greater levels of collaboration and oversight as the firm continues to grow its Harrison presence and expand the firm more broadly moving forward.  

“Harrison has always been a key location for us, and we’re confident that putting George and Ann in these new leadership roles with help us build on our momentum in that office and beyond,” said Kevin J. Keane, Managing Partner. “We continue to grow as a firm, and promoting partners of this caliber is the logical next step as we look to foster new levels of collaboration, mentorship and leadership amid this ongoing expansion. We’re excited for George and Ann and we’re even more excited about what this means for the firm in the future.”

In his new role, Whitehead will oversee the day-to-day management of the Harrison office, focusing on growth and the surrounding efficiencies, including scheduling, staffing, budgeting and forecasting. Whitehead brings more than 20 years of leadership and administration expertise to the role. He is also a member of the firm’s quality control team and accounting and auditing committees.

As Partner-in-Charge of Tax in Harrison, Buscaglia will oversee the day-to-day management of the office’s tax group, including staffing, training, scheduling and systems to be used within this group. With more than 20 years of tax experience, she is widely recognized as an industry expert. She is an instructor in the firm’s tax CPE program, a mentor to staff and on various committees within the tax department.   

PKF O’Connor Davies now has nine offices in four states and continues to expand with mergers and acquisitions in the Northeast and Washington, D.C., region.