BKD, LLP Announces Charles Allen Receives MVP Award

Allen receives MVP award from Microsoft for 6th year in a row

Springfield, MO, July 15, 2010 --(PR.com)-- It is with great pride BKD Technologies announces Charles Allen has been awarded Microsoft®’s Most Valuable Professional (MVP). The Microsoft MVP award is an annual award that recognizes exceptional technology community leaders worldwide who actively share their high quality, real world expertise with users and Microsoft.

This is the sixth year Charles has been named an MVP. MVPs share a passion for technology, a willingness to help others and a commitment to community. These are the qualities that make MVPs exceptional community leaders. MVPs’ efforts enhance people’s lives and contribute to our industry’s success in many ways. By sharing their knowledge and experiences and providing objective feedback, they help people solve problems and discover new capabilities every day. MVPs are technology’s best and brightest, and BKD is honored Charles is one of them.

MVPs also receive early access to technology through a variety of programs offered by Microsoft, which keeps them on the cutting edge of the software and hardware industry.

“Charles is the type of resource that goes above and beyond the call of duty not only for our team but the entire peer group of Microsoft implementers,” stated Scott Brouillette, BKD principal. “He has a strong passion and desire to help others whenever possible.”

As a recipient of this year’s Microsoft MVP award, Charles joins an exceptional group of individuals from around the world who have demonstrated a willingness to reach out, share their technical expertise with others and help individuals learn and use new technology.

BKD is the top-tier U.S. CPA and advisory firm that delivers its experience and service with a deep understanding of your business, your needs and what it takes to improve your business performance. BKD’s approximately 2,000 personnel, including approximately 250 partners, are based in 32 offices serving clients in 50 states. To learn more, visit www.bkd.com.

BKD Technologies (www.bkdtechnologies.com), a division of BKD, LLP, helps businesses gain a competitive business advantage with information technology solutions. As an authorized reseller of leading financial and management software, we support companies with software selection, implementation and training assistance. BKD Technologies is a member of the Microsoft Inner Circle, representing the top one percent of the business partners worldwide and a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner specializing in support and implementations of Microsoft Dynamics AX, Microsoft Dynamics GP and Microsoft Dynamics CRM. In addition, BKD Technologies is a Sage Authorized Partner for MAS 90, MAS 200 and MAS 500. BKD Technologies team of professionals operates from the BKD network of 32 offices in 12 central states.

Praxity, AISBL, a global alliance of independent firms, enhances BKD’s ability to serve the dynamic needs of multinational clients. Praxity™ provides the gateway to tax, assurance and consulting services delivered by alliance firms committed to the highest standards required in international business.

Jeffrey Paulette