Kenneth J. Hedlund

Kenneth J. Hedlund, CPA, CGMA

Principal

317-472-2103
Email: khedlund@somersetcpas.com
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As the principal of our Construction, Architecture and Engineering Team, Ken works closely with clients in the financial and tax areas as well as having a considerable focus in strategic management consulting. He is a trusted advisor within the construction, architectural and engineering fields on industry best practices, operational and efficiency initiatives, and helping organizations improve/enhance their performance—primarily through the analysis of existing organizational challenges, and the development of plans for improvement and providing tools for effective execution. Ken also has significant experience in business succession and management transition plans.

A nationally recognized expert on the construction and A/E industries, Ken is sought after and speaks often   to organizations about high-level management and operational strategies related to the construction and design industries. Ken also writes for various publications, and is the two-time recipient of the James J. Leonard Memorial Award—presented annually by the Indiana/Kentucky Chapter of the Associated Builders and Contractors. Ken is also a recipient of the Indiana CPA Society’s Outstanding CPA in Public Practice award.

EXPERTISE

  • Focused on Construction/A&E Industries
  • Management Consulting
  • Performance Management and Incentive Programs
  • Business Succession and Management Transition
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Strategic Planning
  • Assurance Services
  • Tax Services

EDUCATION

  • BS — Business Marketing, Purdue University
  • BS — Accounting, Indiana University/Purdue University at Indianapolis

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

  • Associated Builders and Contractors National — National Treasurer, Board of Directors, Executive Committee, Finance Committee Chairman
  • Associated Builders and Contractors Indiana/Kentucky — State Treasurer, Board of Directors, Executive Committee, Finance Committee Chair
  • Indiana CPA Society — Member
  • American Institute of CPAs — Member
  • Indiana Construction Roundtable — Member, Mentor Protégé Advisory Board
  • Indiana Construction Association — Member
  • Indiana Subcontractors Association — Member, Leadership Development Academy Taskforce Member and Instructor
  • Construction Financial Management Association — Member
  • American Council of Engineering Companies — Member
  • American Institute of Architects — Member
  • Surety Association — Member
  • Indiana Chamber of Commerce — Board of Directors
  • BDO Alliance USA’s Construction Industry Group — Founding Executive Committee Chairman
  • BDO Alliance USA’s Business Development/Value-Add Committee — Co-Chair

COMMUNITY AFFILIATIONS

  • Archdiocese of Indianapolis — Information Technology Committee Member