William D. Badgerow has been named the director of finance for Warner Norcross & Judd LLP.
Badgerow brings more than two decades of experience in accounting and finance, including five years in public accounting. In his new role, he will be responsible for leading the accounting, financial reporting and financial planning activities of the Firm, which is the largest law firm in West Michigan.
Prior to joining Warner Norcross, Badgerow served as senior financial analyst with Spectrum Health Hospitals, where he was involved in budgeting, financial analysis and financial statement preparation.
He joined Spectrum Health after more than 18 years working for Meritage Hospitality Group, a publicly traded restaurant holding company. As controller and principal accounting officer for Meritage, he led the financial statement preparation and analysis of all quarterly and annual filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, budgeting, forecasting and tax preparation.
Badgerow also worked as an audit manager for BDO Seidman and Rehmann Robson & Co., which is now the Rehmann Group.
Badgerow holds a bachelor of science degree in business administration summa cum laude from Aquinas College in Grand Rapids. A native of Grand Rapids, he now resides in Walker with his wife, Tama, and sons, Andy and Nick.
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About Warner Norcross & Judd
This year, Warner Norcross & Judd LLP celebrates its 75th anniversary of service to clients in Michigan, across the country and throughout the world. With more than 180 attorneys in Grand Rapids, Metro Detroit, Holland and Muskegon, Warner Norcross is one of Michigan's leading providers of legal services. For the third consecutive year, the Firm has a greater percentage of partners listed in the 2006 edition of The Best Lawyers in America than any other large law firm in Michigan. Warner Norcross was also named the best corporate law firm in West Michigan by Corporate Board Member magazine for the third year in a row. Warner Norcross has been recognized as a national leader in client service among law firms by BTI Consulting and as one of West Michigan's 101 Best & Brightest Companies to Work For. The Firm represents local, statewide, regional, national and international clients in all areas of business and civil law.