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May 28, 2019

Tampa, FL – BDO USA, LLP, one the nation’s leading accounting and advisory firms, has expanded their footprint in Tampa through the relocation of their office from Westshore to the heart of Downtown Tampa. Additionally, Thiru Govender has been appointed to the role of Central Florida Assurance Managing Partner.

About The Office

The new Tampa office, located on the 9th floor of 501 E. Kennedy Boulevard, will have over 30 employees. The office will embody BDO’s Exceptional Workplace strategy that the firm has been rolling out in new offices around the country. Exceptional Workplace is a flexible office strategy that enables a collaborative work environment that serves different work styles across BDO practice groups and generations. Open, flexible workspace connects teams and individuals to drive knowledge sharing, learning and mentoring. This builds the institutional knowledge of all professionals, who are empowered to provide superior service.

BDO Tampa will celebrate their new office space during an open house and ribbon-cutting event on Tuesday, June 4th from 4:30 – 6:30 pm.

Leadership Announcements

Thiru Govender has expanded his leadership role and will serve as the Assurance Managing Partner for Central Florida. Thiru has spent close to 20 years of his career with BDO. Prior to joining the firm’s Tampa office in 2015, Thiru also worked for BDO New York for 10 years and BDO Charlotte for seven years. He has led the Tampa office assurance team for over three years and his new role will cover both the Orlando and Tampa markets.


BDO is the brand name for BDO USA, LLP, a U.S. professional services firm providing assurance, tax, and advisory services to a wide range of publicly traded and privately held companies. For more than 100 years, BDO has provided quality service through the active involvement of experienced and committed professionals. The firm serves clients through more than 60 offices and over 650 independent alliance firm locations nationwide. As an independent Member Firm of BDO International Limited, BDO serves multi-national clients through a global network of more than 80,000 people working out of 1,591 offices across 162 countries.

BDO USA, LLP a Delaware limited liability partnership, is the U.S. member of BDO International Limited, a UK company limited by guarantee, and forms part of the international BDO network of independent member firms. BDO is the brand name for the BDO network and for each of the BDO Member Firms. For more information please visit:


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