Eric L. Hansen CPA, CGMA

Chair, AICPA

Eric serves as chief operating officer of BKD, LLP, a national CPA and advisory firm that helps people and
businesses realize their goals. BKD serves clients in all 50 states and internationally by combining the
insight and ideas of multiple disciplines to provide solutions in a wide range of industries. Eric oversees
firmwide operations and acts as a liaison between the National Office and BKD’s four regions: North,
South, East and National Advisory Services.

He previously served as managing partner for BKD’s Oklahoma offices in Oklahoma City, Tulsa and Enid.
He has 32 years of experience providing audit, tax and consulting services to public and closely held
private companies. Industries served include manufacturing, health care, construction, transportation
and financial services.

Eric is a member of the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) and Missouri Society of CPAs. He serves as
chairman on the AICPA Board of Directors and was a member of the AICPA Future of Learning Task
Force. He previously served on the AICPA Governing Council. Eric participates in various trade
organizations and has served in a variety of leadership and teaching positions.

He also has participated in numerous continuing education programs, including business and leadership
training at the Stanford Graduate School of Business Executive Education program and a dynamic
leadership development program sponsored by Harvard University.

Eric is a graduate of Evangel University, Springfield, Missouri, with a B.S. degree in accounting.