Christopher David Tower

NATIONAL MANAGING PARTNER: BDO USA LLP

Heads US assurance group—audit quality and professional practice … biggest 2017 accomplishment: moving to new role from heading West Coast ops … OC is ninth-largest here, 150 workers … Tower: 35 years’ experience; bachelor’s UC Berkeley … three puggles—beagle, pug mix … boards of Pacific Symphony, Laguna College Art & Design … three words: ‘focus, tenacity, excellence’