• BDO History

BDO History

BDO Puerto Rico/USVI is a full service certified public accounting, tax and business advisory firm with 16 years of industry-focused experience, providing services to public and private clients. With a novel ground breaking approach centered in partnering with our clients and providing exceptional client service, BDO is the fastest growing and largest local firm in the Island.

BDO Puerto Rico/USVI was established in February 1, 2000 under the name of Scherrer Hernández & Co., name of its founding partners Fernando Scherrer and Gabriel Hernández. Since then, we have experienced the biggest transformation in the business advisory and certified public accounting industry in Puerto Rico.

The growth of the Firm did not pass unnoticed. In 2004, Scherrer Hernández & Co. was recognized among the top Puerto Rico entrepreneurs with the prestigious Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award. In 2007 we implemented a successful Wellbeing Program for our employees that gave us the opportunity to be the first accounting firm to ever be awarded as one of the Top 20 Employers in the Island.

Taking on a bigger challenge, on June 1, 2012, Scherrer Hernández & Co. became part of BDO International Network. We are the only international firm with meaningful local presence in the USVI, since our second office in St. Thomas was established in 2013.

The key to our success has always been focusing on our clients’ needs and having high caliber experts. This allows us to keep up-to-date with the industry trends, anticipating changes, and designing proper strategies to take advantage of arising opportunities. With over 170 skilled and trained professionals with certifications such as CPAs, CVAs, CFEs, MAFFs, CGMAs, CIAs, CRMAs, CGAP CISAs, CIRAs, PMPs and Attorneys we are your ideal business partner with the best skilled and trained professionals suited to manage your ongoing and future needs.