Ausburn Becomes Partner at BPM


SANTA ROSA — BPM, a regional accounting and consulting firm with North Bay headquarters in Santa Rosa, promoted senior manager Michelle Ausburn to partner.

Ausburn is a member of the firm's assurance practice, and specializes in accounting for public and private companies in the wine, food, craft beverage and agriculture industries. She has 15 years of experience.

Ausburn will work under BPM's managing partner of the North Bay practice, Carol O'Hara.

Other new partners, effective Jan. 1, throughout the firm's Bay Area offices include: Mark Leverette, who works with technology and real estate businesses; Yung Ling, who does tax work for technology and life-sciences businesses; Edward Webb, who consults, especially in turnaround and bankruptcy situations; and Dan Winter, who works with technology companies.

“We are proud and excited to welcome these accomplished and outstanding professionals to the partnership,” said Curtis Burr, CEO and founder of BPM, in a statement.

BPM has additional offices in San Francisco, San Jose, Palo Alto, Walnut Creek and St. Helena, as well as Hong Kong and Grand Cayman.