San Francisco - Prateek Singh joins BPM as Director of its Risk Assurance and Advisory Services (RAAS) Practice.

Prior to joining BPM, Prateek spent 14 years with PwC including a two year tour with PwC's National Office, providing accounting and financial reporting technical advice to the Firm. Prateek has also led internal audit, enterprise and operational risk management and Sarbanes Oxley (SOX) implementation engagements at some of the largest financial institutions and technology companies in the world.

"We are ecstatic to have Prateek join BPM," said Brian Finnegan, Leader of BPM's Assurance Practice. "Prateek brings the energy and skill set our clients are looking for."

BPM's RAAS Practice brings together expertise from across the Firm to provide IPO support, help with complex accounting issues, internal audit services, and SOX compliance and implementation support.

"I am honored to lead the RAAS Practice for an organization as well regarded as BPM," said Singh. "The suite of comprehensive service offerings under RAAS are commensurate with the needs of our clients, driven by a dynamic and ever changing economic landscape. We not only serve as consultants, but trusted advisors -- the timing to launch BPM's RAAS Practice is impeccable."

Prateek is an active member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and an associate member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India. He is also a contributing author for Accounting Guides, GAAP Manuals and AICPA publications.

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About Burr Pilger Mayer, Inc. (BPM)

Burr Pilger Mayer, Inc. is one of the largest California-based accounting and consulting firms, ranking in the top 50 in the country. It has served the San Francisco Bay Area's emerging and mid-cap businesses, as well as high-net-worth individuals, since 1986. BPM has extensive experience in a broad range of industries including financial services, technology, life science, manufacturing, food, wine and craft brewing, automotive, nonprofits, real estate and construction. The firm's international tax practice is one of the largest on the West Coast and builds value for clients across the globe. The firm also has a well-recognized SEC practice, representing approximately 35 public reporting companies, mostly in the technology industry. BPM was named one of the Best Accounting Firms to Work For by Accounting Today and was recently named one of the Best Places to Work by the Silicon Valley Business Journal and San Francisco Business Times. For more information, please visit www.bpmcpa.com.