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Cherry Bekaert Welcomes Ross Burden as Assurance Partner

November 25, 2019

Nationally acclaimed public accounting and consulting firm, Cherry Bekaert (“the Firm”), is pleased to announce that Ross Burden, CPA, has joined the Firm as an Assurance Partner in its Nashville office.

Ross will focus his practice on providing financial statement audit, financial reporting and advisory services to growing, middle-market clients. “We’re excited about Ross’ arrival to our Firm, as his skillset will expand our assurance offerings to better serve our clients in the Nashville area,” says Dawn Patrick, Managing Partner of the Nashville Practice.

With extensive experience with SEC reporting and compliance, and IPO readiness, Ross provides guidance to clients on a variety of transactions, including debt and private equity financing, initial public offerings, and mergers and acquisitions. He primarily focuses on serving the health and life sciences, consumer markets, industrial, and technology sectors.

Ross’ background includes working with development stage/start-up enterprises; private equity-backed companies; and both privately-held and publicly-traded corporations. Prior to joining Cherry Bekaert, Ross was an audit senior manager at a Big Four accounting firm and previously worked for a large regional CPA firm.