Burr Pilger Mayer, Inc. (BPM), one of the largest accounting and business consulting firms on the West Coast, announced today that Curtis Burr has been appointed Chief Executive Officer in a planned transition that supports the firm’s focus on continued growth. Selected by BPM’s Board of Directors and ratified by the firm’s shareholders, Mr. Burr assumed his new role immediately.
“After a process of careful deliberation, we are pleased to have selected Curtis as BPM’s new CEO,” said Rich Bellucci, Chairman of the Governance Committee of BPM’s Board of Directors. “Curtis’s professionalism, integrity and dedication are a true inspiration to his colleagues, making him uniquely qualified to lead BPM’s transition to the next generation.”
Since co-founding BPM in 1986, Mr. Burr has been one of the key architects of the firm’s 27 years of consecutive successful growth. As CEO, Mr. Burr will lead BPM’s approximately 400 personnel serving clients’ assurance, tax and business consulting needs from its five offices in San Francisco, Palo Alto, San Jose, Walnut Creek and Santa Rosa.
“I am more excited than ever about the opportunities that lie ahead for BPM and honored to be leading the firm as we begin to implement our new strategic plan,” Mr. Burr said. “As a founding partner of BPM, I am proud of our legacy and fully committed to a future of continued growth. With our reputation for world-class service to our clients, and an ongoing commitment to our employees and the communities where we live and work, BPM has a tremendous foundation on which to build.”
Mr. Burr, who has served as co-leader of the firm’s litigation and business valuation practice, most recently served as chairman of the firm’s Board of Directors. He is a past Chair of the Board of Trustees of Golden Gate University and the San Francisco Rotary Foundation and has held numerous other leadership roles in business and community organizations throughout the Bay Area. He is a Certified Valuation Analyst, Accredited in Business Valuation and Certified in Financial Forensics by the AICPA and holds a Certification in Distress Business Valuation from the Association of Insolvency Restructuring Advisors. He earned an MBA in Taxation, a BA in Accountancy and holds an Honorary Doctorate from Golden Gate University.
ABOUT BURR PILGER MAYER, INC. (BPM)
Burr Pilger Mayer is one of the largest accounting and consulting firms based on the West Coast, serving the Bay Area’s emerging and mid-cap businesses, as well as high net worth individuals since 1986. BPM has extensive experience in industries such as technology, life science, manufacturing, food and wine, automotive, nonprofits, real estate and construction. Its international tax practice is one on the largest on the West Coast and its SEC practice is the 12th largest in the nation. BPM has been named one of the Best Accounting Firms to Work for by Accounting Today. For more information, please visit www.bpmcpa.com.