American Institute of CPAs (AICPA)

Founded in 1887, the AICPA represents the CPA profession nationally regarding rule-making and standard-setting, and serves as an advocate before legislative bodies, public interest groups and other professional organizations. The AICPA develops standards for audits of private companies and other services by CPAs; provides educational guidance materials to its members; develops and grades the Uniform CPA Examination; and monitors and enforces compliance with the profession’s technical and ethical standards. Our membership in this organization provides us with current resources, updates, and resources that help us keep you up-to-date in this ever-evolving industry.

AICPA Employee Benefit Plan Audit Quality Center

Our EBPAQC membership keeps us up-to-date and holds us to the highest standards in this specialized practice area. The EBPAQC brings together firms committed to audit quality, providing resources and raising awareness about the importance of employee benefit plan audits. Our commitment includes a high leadership role: Perkins shareholder Jennifer Elder serves on the AICPA Technical Standards Subcommittee.

BDO Alliance USA

We’re an independent member of the BDO Alliance USA, a nationwide association of independently owned local and regional accounting, consulting, and service firms with similar client service goals. The BDO Alliance USA enables us to expand services without jeopardizing our existing relationships or our autonomy. This means anywhere you do business, you can enjoy worldwide connections alongside the personal, responsive service of a local firm.

Financial Consulting Group

FCG is the leading organization of business valuation and financial consulting firms in the U.S.—and it’s invitation-only. Our membership in this elite group helps us expand and enhance our practice through FCG’s technical assistance, tools, education, and events.