Michael Whitacre resigns from BDO USA to join Frazier & Deeter

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Michael Whitacre joined Frazier & Deeter in January as a Tax Partner.  Whitacre has more than 30 years of experience in auditing and taxation in public accounting.

“We are pleased to announce Mike as a new partner in our firm,” said Seth McDaniel, Managing Partner of Frazier & Deeter. “Adding a partner with Mike’s deep expertise in corporate and international tax will help Frazier & Deeter continue to exceed the needs of our clients as we grow.”

Whitacre spent the majority of his career in public accounting at BDO, where he served in a variety of regional and national leadership roles:

Atlanta Tax Office Managing Partner 2003 – 2014
Southeast Tax Regional Managing Partner 2003 – 2011
BDO International Regional Head of Tax, North America 2010 – 2015

His areas of focus include federal and state corporate tax issues including cross border planning and transaction support.

“We are especially excited to add someone with Mike’s 30 years of experience to our Corporate Tax team in Atlanta,” noted Terri Lawson, Head of the Tax Department. “Mike will be a wonderful resource for our middle market corporate clients.”

“I am delighted to join a firm with Frazier & Deeter’s reputation for client service,” said Michael Whitacre. “I am looking forward to the opportunity to work at a firm that offers Big 4 services & expertise but with a relationship-driven approach.”

Whitacre earned his Bachelor of Science in Accounting at Indiana University – Kelley School of Business.

About Frazier & Deeter

Frazier & Deeter is a nationally recognized CPA and advisory firm headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia. The firm provides tailored services across a wide range of tax, audit, accounting and advisory needs to achieve each client’s unique financial goals.

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