BDO USA, LLP Expands East Coast Presence and Adds Government Contracting Practice Through the Addition of Argy, Wiltse & Robinson

- New Practice Brings 225 Professionals and Staff in Virginia, Maryland and Florida to BDO -

CHICAGO--()--BDO USA, LLP, one of the nation’s leading professional service organizations, today announced an expansion of its east coast presence through the addition of more than 200 partners and staff from Argy, Wiltse & Robinson, P.C. (Argy). Founded in 1991, Argy is headquartered in McLean, Virginia, with offices in Bethesda, Maryland and Fort Lauderdale, Florida. The firm, which brings 26 partners to BDO, is consistently ranked among the top 15 firms in the greater Washington region and is viewed as one of the leading firms serving government contractors in the country. The combination of BDO and Argy is effective November 1.

“I want to welcome Paul and all of the Argy partners and staff to the BDO family. This addition, combined with our existing practices in Philadelphia, Wilmington, Bethesda, Richmond, Charlotte and Raleigh, helps build a more prominent presence for BDO in the Atlantic region,” said Wayne Berson, CEO-elect of BDO USA. “Argy’s extensive experience and national reputation in the government contracting sector is a powerful addition to our growing industry programs. This practice will serve as BDO’s National Center of Excellence for Government Contracting as we bring their best practices to appropriate markets around the country. Argy also enjoys considerable experience in the nonprofit and technology industries, as well as private client services that will add to our existing strengths.”

Argy has been recognized by numerous industry publications for its rapid growth and accomplishments. It has been named one of the “Top 100 firms” in the nation by both Accounting Today and Inside Public Accounting for the past seven years, climbing to the 57th ranking after just 20 years. Argy has also been named one of the “Best of the Best” managed firms by Inside Public Accounting for eight consecutive years and earned many other honors, including “Best Places to Work” and “Fastest Growing” from Accounting Today, Washington Business Journal and South Florida Business Journal.

“We are all very excited to be joining BDO USA, which provides us with a national and international platform for serving our clients, while maintaining a practice philosophy very compatible to our own. BDO’s reputation as a favorable workplace will fit well with our focus on work/life balance and strategy for attracting and retaining the best and brightest professionals,” said Paul Argy, President & CEO of Argy. “Combining with BDO will enable us to offer our clients a wider array of services, global geographic coverage, extensive industry experience and additional resources.”

BDO Facts:

  • BDO USA has been serving clients for more than 100 years since its founding in 1910 (as Seidman & Seidman).
  • BDO represents companies ranging from closely-held private businesses to leading non-profits to Fortune 500 multinationals.
  • BDO has been named a Best Company by Work Mother Magazine for two consecutive years and been recognized with the Alfred P. Sloan Award for Business Excellence in Workplace Flexibility for three consecutive years.
  • BDO has 45 practice offices and more than 400 independent alliance firm locations around the country.
  • As an independent member of BDO International Limited (the fifth largest global network of accounting firms), the firm can leverage the resources of more than 1,000 member firm offices in 135 countries around the world.


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Jerry Walsh, 631-419-9008

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Jerry Walsh, 631-419-9008