Lori C. Ehleben, CPA


Lori is a partner with our firm and has more than 25 years of experience in public accounting serving the investment management industry, including both registered and unregistered investment companies as well as registered investment advisors and securities broker-dealers.


Lori oversees BBD’s internal quality control program, including:


  • Annual updates of quality control policies and procedures
  • Quarterly engagement reviews
  • Independence procedures with respect to AICPA, SEC and PCAOB rules
  • Client acceptance procedures
  • Continuing professional education monitoring


Lori’s knowledge of the fund industry includes both open and closed-end funds, funds with multi-class structures and funds of funds. 

Lori also has extensive experience with regulatory filing review, including semi-annual and annual reports, and prospectuses.


Her expertise also includes:


  • Financial reporting and partner allocation issues related to unregistered investment companies
  • Fund start-ups
  • Accounting and tax reporting of return of capital distributions and limited partnership pass-through income


Prior to joining BBD, Lori was a partner at another accounting firm specializing in serving the investment management industry.


I enjoy working in the Investment Management Group because our clients are wonderful. Not only do I enjoy the work we do for them, but I also like that we have the opportunity to meet many of them on a regular basis despite cross-country distances. These personal relationships are unique."