As the Director of Campus Recruiting, Stephanie leads BDO’s campus recruiting vision nationwide, managing a team of Campus Recruiters to ensure that BDO attracts top talent from some of the best accounting programs in the country. A California native, she received a Business Marketing degree from CSU, Chico and currently lives in San Francisco. When not working, Stephanie enjoys spending time with family and friends, practicing and teaching yoga, and traveling to new places.
Leslie received a bachelor’s degree in Business and Communications from Alma College. She joined BDO in 1998 and has spent her career at the firm in various roles within Human Resources. Leslie is now using her background and experiences to focus on campus recruiting. When she is not busy at work or at home with her two boys and her family, Leslie enjoys playing golf and reading.
A native of Illinois but an Ohioan at heart, Meghan moved to Columbus to attend The Ohio State University, where she received her bachelor’s in Political Science, and has called Columbus “home” ever since. Meghan got her start in HR at CitiGroup where she worked for four years. She then worked for a small medical equipment distributor before joining SS&G, Inc. in 2012. In January of 2015, SS&G merged with BDO, and Meghan joined BDO’s campus recruiting team. When not working, Meghan coaches a swim team, enjoys spending time with her friends and family, and loves traveling to new places.
Campus Recruiting Manager
Home Office: Miami, FL
Alma mater: Florida International University
Jenny is from Miami, Florida and received her bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Florida International University in 2008. She began her human resources career in the legal industry in 2006, and has been in professional services recruiting since 2011. Campus recruiting is her passion because she enjoys connecting with students and helping find the best professional fit for them. In addition to recruiting, she enjoys spending time with her husband and daughter, learning about her Cuban heritage, dancing, cooking, crafting, planning special events, and volunteering her free time working with children.
Born and raised in a small town just outside of Erie, Pa., Sarah currently lives in Baltimore, Md. She graduated with a BS in Accounting in 2006, then worked as an audit associate and senior associate at a Big Four firm where she gained valuable public accounting experience. She joined BDO in 2008 as a campus recruiter. When not working, Sarah enjoys running, spending time with family and friends, shopping, and reading up on celebrity gossip.
Home Office: New York, N.Y.
Alma mater: Manhatanville College
Karina is a New York native who loves the constant buzz and liveliness of Manhattan. She obtained her bachelor’s in Management, Human Resources from Manhatanville College in 2011 and went on to pursue a path in Human Resources Administration. Ultimately finding her passion and joining Campus Recruiting while working at Moody’s Corporation, she continued on and is enthused by the students she engages with on a daily basis. Joining BDO in September 2014 as the Campus Recruiter for the Northeast region, she thrives off of students’ motivation and desire to succeed. This, coupled with being able to help them find the fitting professional “home” are two things she thoroughly enjoys about her line of work. An avid lover of the arts and world culture, she dances, loves to travel and believes eating anything and everything is a cultural experience in itself!
Emily received a bachelor’s degree in Communications from the University of Texas at Austin. She started her career as a Special Events Coordinator at the Houston Zoo before transitioning into campus recruiting. She worked several years at EY before joining BDO in 2014. Initially she started with the firm as an Experienced Hire Recruiter before returning to her campus roots. Emily is a native Houstonian and enjoys traveling, reading, and spending time with her pug, Lilly.
Campus Recruiting Manager
Home Office: Dallas
Alma mater: Auburn University
Annie received a bachelor’s degree in Human Development & Family Studies from Auburn University in Auburn, Alabama. She started her career as a Legal Assistant at a Private Equity Firm in Dallas. She then worked for 5 ½ years in campus recruiting at EY before joining BDO in March 2017. Annie is a Dallas native and enjoys traveling, going to Pure Barre, and spending lots of time with her golden doodle, Georgie.
Born and raised in Thousand Oaks, Calif. about 40 miles North of Los Angeles. Amir currently lives in Venice Beach, Calif. He graduated with a BS in Accounting and Minor in Economics in 2007. He joined BDO in 2010 as an Assurance Associate. He stayed in the assurance department for a little under 5 years and transferred to the Recruiting department in November 2014. When not working, Amir enjoys playing basketball, watching sports and spending time with family and friends.
Campus Recruiting Manager
Home Office: Chicago, IL
Alma mater: University of Wisconsin – Madison
Joelle grew up about 20 minutes north of Milwaukee, Wisconsin in a town called Mequon. She graduated from UW-Madison with a BS in Business Marketing in 2010. She then started her career at Kohl’s Department Stores HQ, where she spent the first 5.5 years of her career in various roles (including University Relations for 3 of the 5.5 years). Following her time at Kohl’s, she worked at Kraft Heinz leading the University Relations team and took on some freelance opportunities before joining BDO in May of 2017. Outside of work, Joelle enjoys cheering on the Chicago Cubs, attending country music concerts, hanging out with her friends and family and planning spontaneous vacations.
Home Office: New York, NY
Alma mater: Lafayette College
Katherine is a Baltimore, MD native and received a degree in Economics from Lafayette College. Katherine has Campus Recruiting experience from both Bloomberg and Houlihan Lokey before joining BDO. When Katherine is not working, she enjoys playing tennis, reading, painting, and spending time with friends and family.
Regional Campus Lead
Home Office: Grand Rapids, MI
Alma mater: Grand Valley State University
Erika received both a bachelor’s and master’s degree in Accountancy from Grand Valley State University. She joined BDO in 2008 as a tax intern and spent eight years with the Grand Rapids practice, where she was heavily involved with the intern program and campus recruiting. In 2016, she bid farewell to BDO in order to pursue a faculty opportunity at Davenport University, teaching a variety of tax and accounting courses. Erika returned to BDO in 2017 and couldn’t be more excited to take on the role of regional campus recruiting lead. When not working, Erika enjoys spending time with family and friends, traveling to warm places, boating, and dreaming up her next big DIY project.
Home Office: San Francisco, CA
Alma mater: University of California, San Diego
Grace was born in Taiwan but raised in Torrance, a city in Los Angeles County. She graduated from UCSD with a B.A. in Political Science and Minor in Literature and completed an undergraduate honors thesis on the role of internet access on government corruption. She began her career in human resources working at biotech companies in San Diego. Grace joined BDO in the Fall of 2015 and enjoys connecting people to their ideal job at BDO. Grace currently lives in San Francisco and absolutely loves everything the city has to offer, participating in everything from a silent disco at Land’s End to bubble soccer at the Marina Greens. When she’s not working, Grace enjoys attending music and art festivals and driving down the scenic Highway 1 to Santa Cruz.