PKF O’Connor Davies Hires Rachel DiDio as Partner

Accomplished domestic and international audit professional brings 15 years of experience to new role

PKF O’Connor Davies, LLP, one of the nation’s largest accounting, tax and advisory firms, today announced that it has hired Rachel DiDio as Partner. DiDio joins the Firm’s Audit and Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) practices with more than 15 years of proven audit and accounting experience. DiDio’s hiring reflects the Firm’s ongoing commitment to expand the quality and value of its auditing solutions for public and private companies across industries.

“Rachel’s experience speaks for itself, and we were immediately impressed by her track record in ensuring compliance and enhancing the quality of audits with an eye toward better outcomes for clients,” said John Haslbauer, Partner at PKF O’Connor Davies. “Her experience at the PCAOB will be valuable as she takes on a leadership role with our team. I’m thrilled to welcome her to the Firm.”

Prior to joining the Firm, DiDio spent 6 years as an inspector at the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB), focused on evaluating audit firms’ system of quality control and ensuring the audit quality of broker-dealer audit and attestation engagements. She also served as a broker-dealer technical expert on the Broker-Dealer Inspection Group’s Technical Review Committee. Prior to that position, she worked with one of the “Big Four” accounting firms where she provided services to both domestic and international financial services clients.

“PKF O’Connor Davies is known throughout the industry for its unwavering focus on client service, and I look forward to furthering that tradition by applying my unique skill set and past experiences to my work with the Firm,” DiDio said. “The auditing team here is second to none, and I can’t wait to see what we can accomplish together.”

DiDio is a licensed Certified Public Accountant in Pennsylvania and Florida. She graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from the University of Pittsburgh. Her volunteer work includes serving as a fundraising committee member for the National Pediatric Cancer Foundation.

PKF O’Connor Davies continues to expand through organic growth and acquisitions on the East Coast. It has supported this growth with a strategic combination of promoting from within coupled with an ongoing focus on top-tier external hires.