Eric Hansen

Chief Operating Officer at BKD LLP

Eric Hansen

Eric Hansen

Chief Operating Officer at BKD LLP

Biography

Eric has been an active volunteer with the AICPA, including serving as chair of the Finance Committee and a member of the Compensation and Audit Committees. He was part of the Task Force on the Future of Learning and served as a member of AICPA’s Major Firms Group. He has been a member of the Board of Directors and AICPA’s governing Council.

Eric has also been active as a member of the Missouri Society of CPAs, serving as an ex-officio member of the Board of Directors.

Eric is currently the Chief Operation Officer of BKD, one of the largest accounting firms in the US. In this capacity, he oversees firm-wide operations and acts as a liaison between the National Office and BKD’s four regions. He previously served as the Managing Partner of the firm’s Oklahoma offices in Oklahoma City, Tulsa and Enid.

Throughout his career, Hansen has provided audit, tax and consulting services to public and private companies in the manufacturing, health care, construction, transportation and financial services industries.

Eric received his bachelor's degree in accounting from Evangel University. He completed business and leadership training at the Stanford Graduate School of Business Executive Education program and a dynamic leadership development program sponsored by Harvard University.

He currently resides in Springfield, Missouri.

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Career Highlights

BKD LLP

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1172

Number of Boards

4

Birthday

1949

Age

70

Number of Awards

2

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President & Chief Executive Officer at American Institute of Certified Public Accountants

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Director at American Institute of Certified Public Accountants

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Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at Moss Adams LLP

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Global Strategy Leader, Cloud Business Group, Oracle at Oracle Corp.

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Former Senior Principal at Bracewell LLP

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Member, Board of Directors at American Institute of Certified Public Accountants

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Former Finance Director at Stortech Electronics Ltd.

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Partner at Disanto, Priest & Co.

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Chief Executive Officer at Succession Institute

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Eric Hansen
Chief Operating Officer at BKD LLP
Education
Bachelor's in Accounting

EVANGEL IS A COMPREHENSIVE CHRISTIAN UNIVERSITY COMMITTED TO EXCELLENCE IN EDUCATING AND EQUIPPING STUDENTS TO BECOME SPIRIT-EMPOWERED SERVANTS OF GOD.

Business & Leadership Training

The Stanford Graduate School of Business has built an international reputation based on its innovative programs, which include: Two-year MBA Program, designed to educate business leaders One-year Stanford Sloan Master’s Program for mid-career executives PhD Program for future academics Executive Education programs for experienced managers Faculty research program Academic programs, including the two-year MBA, the 12-month Sloan Master's Program, and the PhD program, create a transformational student experience that reflects the tagline: Change lives. Change organizations. Change the world. Today the state-of-the-art Knight Management Center complex enables Stanford's innovative, globalized MBA curriculum, offering flexible classroom spaces for hands-on experiential learning small-group leadership labs, and team-based learning. It engages faculty and students across Stanford University, as well as alumni, global executives, and the broader world community.

Memberships
Member
Current

TO PROMOTE AND MAINTAIN HIGH PROFESSIONAL STANDARDS FOR ALL MEMBERS

Member, Task Force on the Future of Learning
Prior

The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants provides vocational education in accounting. The company provides services to the accounting community, regulatory bodies, and other organizations. It also operates in Jersey City, Washington, and Lewisville. It was founded in 1887 and is headquartered in New York City, NY.

Career History
Chief Operating Officer
Current

BKD LLP provides financial accounting, auditing, and advisory services. Its services include audit and assurance, tax, business transition services and wealth management. The firm serves for healthcare, manufacturing and distributing, energy, private equity, government and construction and real estate industries. The company was founded by William Baird, Wade Kurtz and Claire Dobson on January 5, 1923 and is headquartered in Springfield, MO.

Boards & Committees
Director
1991 - 2007

Applebee's International, Inc. develops franchises and operates restaurants. The firm provides food and beverage products which include traditional favorites and signature dishes. It also offers beer, wine, liquor, and specialty drinks. The company was founded in 1983 and is headquartered in Glendale, CA.

Chair, Board of Directors
Current

The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants provides vocational education in accounting. The company provides services to the accounting community, regulatory bodies, and other organizations. It also operates in Jersey City, Washington, and Lewisville. It was founded in 1887 and is headquartered in New York City, NY.

Chair, Board of Directors
Current

The Association of International Certified Professional Accountants (the Association) is the most influential body of professional accountants, combining the strengths of the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) and the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) to power opportunity, trust and prosperity for people, businesses and economies worldwide. It represents 667,000 members and students in public and management accounting and advocates for the public interest and business sustainability on current and emerging issues. With broad reach, rigor and resources, the Association advances the reputation, employability and quality of CPAs, CGMA designation holders and accounting and finance professionals globally.

Ex Officio Member, Board of Directors
Current

TO PROMOTE AND MAINTAIN HIGH PROFESSIONAL STANDARDS FOR ALL MEMBERS

Awards & Honors
CPA (Certified Public Accountant)
Chartered Global Management Accountant
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