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BDO welcomes three new team members!

August 14, 2018

BDO USA, LLP (BDO), one of the nation’s leading accounting and advisory firms, is proud to welcome three new professionals in its Tampa office:

Eddy Blaise – Eddy joins the firm as an assurance senior associate. He is an external audit professional with over five years of experience. Eddy received his Bachelor of Economics from University of Florida and his Masters in Accounting from Southern New Hampshire University. Prior to joining BDO, he worked at a national public accounting firm and Hospital Corporation of America (HCA) where he served health care and M&D clients.



Hermien Van Der Berg – Hermien is assurance senior associate and comes to BDO Tampa from BDO South Africa, where she has worked in the assurance practice since 2011. She has her Bachelors in Accounting from the University of the Free State in Bloemfontein, South Africa, and her Post Graduate Diploma in Applied Accounting Sciences from the University of South Africa. Hermien has experience working with privately owned clients in the manufacturing, property management, export, construction and mining industries. She is also registered with the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants.


Gina Desrosier – Gina joins the firm as an administrative assistant. She earned her Bachelors in Business from Plattsburgh University in New York and has over 20 years of office management experience. Prior to joining the firm, Gina worked as an expert witness virtually for 10 years.



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