BDO USA has announced its expansion in Virginia through the addition of 80 staff, including 14 partners, from McPhillips, Roberts & Deans, PLC (MRD) in Norfolk.

Combined with BDO's existing offices in McLean and Richmond, BDO will have more than 400 professionals serving Virginia clients. 

Ed Amorosso will serve as the managing partner for BDO’s Norfolk practice and BDO will maintain the current MRD office location in Norfolk.

Wayne Berson, CEO of BDO USA, said: “This combination provides us with a strong presence in the Hampton Roads region, stretching our geographic footprint to south-eastern Virginia, and MRD’s experience in the healthcare, real estate, non-profit and government contracting sectors melds nicely with our existing industry strengths "