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Leading a Mega-Accounting Firm: Matt Snow of Forvis

Rob Brown interviews Matt Snow, Chairman of top 10 US accounting firm Forvis after the GHD-BKD merger on leadership, employer brand, talent and culture.

In this episode 13 of Success in Accounting podcast, a live interview with Matt Snow, Chairman of Forvis.

FORVIS was officially formed June 1, as the merger of equals of BKD and DHG became effective. FORVIS has formally entered the national top 10, landing at No. 8 on Inside Public Accounting’s annual ranking of accounting firms by revenue. The 2022 list was released today.

“A driving factor in the creation of FORVIS was a desire by our partners and team members to create a new kind of national firm that puts our clients and our people first. We knew we would land in the top 10 by revenue, and it’s gratifying to see us place No. 8 on IPA’s annual list. But this is just the beginning. We continue to add to our team and build on this foundation. FORVIS will grow nationally and internationally on the strength of providing unmatched client experiences.” CEO Tom Watson

A new name was announced in April, reflecting the forward vision of the firm’s more than 5,500 dedicated professionals. FORVIS has 70 offices in 28 states as well as the United Kingdom and Cayman Islands. It is a founding member firm of Praxity, a global alliance of independent firms committed to the highest standards required in international business.

“We are proud that our merger of equals between BKD and DHG has propelled us to number eight on Inside Public Accounting’s annual ranking of firms by revenue as FORVIS.” Chairman Matt Snow

This interview took please in the head offices of Forvis in Charlotte North Carolina, USA.


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