BKD Announces Promotions

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January 03, 2017
Jon McDowell, managing partner of BKD, LLP San Antonio office, announces the promotion of Benjamin Chandler and Lauren Schneider to Senior Associate II (audit), Aissa Garza to Senior Consultant II, Lillian Robinson to Senior Associate (audit) and Billy Mondor to Senior Associate (tax). 
 
Career paths at BKD are divided into levels, and each position is defined by its own set of duties, responsibilities and competencies requiring cumulative and advanced degrees of education, training and experience.  Personnel also must demonstrate their leadership abilities as coaches and mentors, as well as taking an active role in their community.  Individuals become candidates for promotion after successfully mastering their existing level.
 
“These individuals have consistently proven their commitment to providing unmatched service to our client and their commitment to our profession,” McDowell said. “I am proud to work with these talented individuals.”
 
Chandler serves clients in the financial services and energy industries.  Chandler graduated from the University of Nebraska - Lincoln with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration in 2012 and a Master of Professional Accountancy in 2013.
 
Schneider serves a broad range of clients including the not-for-profit & government and the construction and real estate industries.  Schneider graduated from Southwestern University with a Bachelor of Arts in Accounting in 2012 and The University of Incarnate Word with a Master of Science in Accounting in 2013.
 
Garza services clients in the forensic accounting, fraud investigation, data mining, litigation support and business valuation services industries.  Garza is a graduate of St. Mary’s University with a Master of Business Administration in Accounting in 2013 and a graduate of St. Mary’s University School of Law with a Juris Doctor in 2010.
 
Robinson serves a broad range of clients including the not-for-profit & government and the manufacturing and distribution industries.  Robinson is a graduate of The University of Texas at San Antonio with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting and a Master of Accountancy in 2014.
 
Mondor serves clients in the BKD WealthPlan group and has experience with tax and consulting services, including wealth strategies, retirement planning and estate and gift tax matters.  Mondor is a graduate of The University of Texas at San Antonio with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting in 2010.
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About BKD
 
BKD, LLP, a national CPA and advisory firm, can help individuals and businesses realize their goals.  Our approximately 2,400 dedicated professionals provide solutions for clients in all 50 states and internationally.  BKD and its subsidiaries offer a variety of tax, accounting and consulting services, and we combine the insight and ideas of thought leaders in multiple industries.  Learn more at bkd.com.
 
Praxity, AISBL, a global alliance of independent firms, enhances BKD’s ability to serve the dynamic needs of multinational clients.  Praxity™ provides the gateway to tax, assurance and consulting services delivered by alliance firms committed to the highest standards required in international business.

 
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