PKF O’Connor Davies Welcomes Tom Pannell as Partner

Experienced investigations professional will support Forensic, Litigation and Valuation Services practice

PKF O’Connor Davies, one of the nation’s largest accounting, tax and advisory practices, today announced that it has hired Tom Pannell as Partner at PKF O’Connor Davies Advisory LLC. Pannell joins the Forensic, Litigation and Valuation Services practice with almost 25 years of experience spearheading financial forensics investigations and responding to complex crisis events, including white collar crime, disputes, misconduct and bribery incidents. He will be based out of the New York City office.

“Throughout his career, Tom has demonstrated a keen ability to support clients and help them successfully navigate what are often the most tumultuous and uncertain times in their organization’s history,” said Jonathan Moore, Partner-in-Charge of Advisory Services at PKF O’Connor Davies Advisory LLC. “His expertise and leadership will bring real value to the team and our client partnerships.”

Before joining PKF O’Connor Davies, Pannell spent over 20 years building his career at one of the “Big Four” accounting firms, eventually rising to the level of Partner. He most recently served as a Managing Director and the Head of Forensic Accounting for a global risk advisory firm. His background encompasses work across industry sectors and for Fortune 500 clients and beyond. Through countless engagements, he has provided a wide variety of services, including global investigations, due diligence, asset tracing, restatements, forensic technology, litigation support, disputes as well as proactive fraud and compliance improvement.

“It was important to me to find a firm that shared my passion for delivering personalized, high-touch service,” Pannell said. “PKF O’Connor Davies was the perfect fit, and I look forward to joining the organization’s team of experts.”

Pannell is a Certified Public Accountant, as well as a Certified Fraud Examiner. He is an alumnus of the University of Georgia, where he earned both a Master of Accountancy and a Bachelor of Business Administration.

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