National CPA and advisory firm BKD LLP said it has acquired Denver-based Paragon Audit & Consulting,
Paragon, which specializes in internal audit and compliance will grow the capabilities of both BKD's National Advisory Services (NAS) region and Enterprise Risk Solutions (ERS) practice. Paragon's staff will join BKD's downtown Denver office.
"Paragon's commitment to client service and true expertise will help us achieve our goals as we move forward," said BKD CEO Ted Dickman.
Angela Morelock. ERS Managing Partner for BKD, said the addition will double the size of the Enterprise Risk Solutions practice.
"The combination strengthens BKD's internal audit resources and provides Paragon enhanced growth opportunities and market presence throughout BKD's geographic footprint," Morelock added.
BKD has 35 offices in 16 states, with a regional office in Oakbrook Terrace. and fiscal year 2016 revenues were $550 million. The firm also serves clients around the world as the largest U.S. member of Praxity, AISBL, a global alliance of independent firms that serves the dynamic needs of multinational clients.