YORK, PA - York, PA – July 14, 2011 – BDO USA, LLP (BDO) announces that Steven Hake, President of Stambaugh Ness, PC has been appointed to serve on The Alliance Partners’ Advisory Council (APAC) which provides input to BDO relative to the BDO Seidman Alliance Program (the “Alliance”). The firm is an independent member of the BDO Seidman Alliance. The overall goal of APAC involvement is to provide personal knowledge, insights and information to BDO for the purpose of enhancing the value of the Alliance to its members. APAC provides input that is based on members’ personal experience with the Alliance as well as the experience of their firms, and other firms in their geographic region. Steven will represent the 15 BDO Seidman Alliance firms in the Mid-Atlantic region. Stambaugh Ness, a regional CPA and Business Consulting firm, serves the Mid-Atlantic region.