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Donald Butler

Principal

Donald Butler

“It is my pleasure to help our clients achieve their goals, comply with complex regulations, and navigate challenging situations.”

Donny is a Principal in the Commercial Business Group at DGC, a division of PKF O’Connor Davies.  He is a team member of the both the IT Risk Assurance & Advisory practice and the Employee Benefit Plan Audit practice.

He has over 10 years of experience in public accounting providing closely held businesses with financial statement assurance services, tax advisory services and a variety of consulting services. His clients range from emerging businesses to large institutional entities.

As a Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), Donny specializes in information systems and internal controls and leads engagements including System and Organization Controls (SOC) examinations. He works closely with business owners, CFOs and IT professionals to help them make well-informed decisions about how to best address their cyber and information security risks. Donny’s technical skills and business acumen enable him to advise his clients on how to properly align their cybersecurity program with their business objectives and goals.

Donny works with clients across a variety of industries including architecture and engineering, distribution, manufacturing, retail, and technology. In addition to financial statement and tax services, Donny provides guidance on complex matters such as interpretation of accounting standards and tax laws. As an Employee Benefit Plan Service team leader, Donny assists his clients in identifying and resolving areas of noncompliance. He helps them implement best practices and strengthen internal controls around the administration of their employee benefit plans.

Professional Affiliations & Civic Involvement

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • Massachusetts Society of Certified Public Accountants (MSCPA)
  • Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA)
    • Member
  • AFCEA International
    • Member

Accreditations

  • Certified Public Accountant (Massachusetts)
  • Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)

Education

  • Northeastern University, Graduate Certificate in Forensic Accounting
  • University of Massachusetts, Lowell, Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree with a Dual Concentration in Accounting and Finance