SAN FRANCISCO, June 26, 2023BPM LLP, one of the top 40 public accounting and advisory firms in the country, is proud to announce that Silicon Valley Business Journal recognizes BPM Tax Partner Julie West as one of Silicon Valley’s “Women of Influence” in 2023.

Yung Ling, Regional Partner in Charge of BPM’s Silicon Valley offices, congratulated Julie, stating, “Julie’s inclusion on the ‘Women of Influence’ list highlights her strength and astuteness as a valuable business collaborator. As the Firm’s Tax Practice Group Leader, Julie’s remarkable leadership and commitment to mentoring have made her an invaluable asset to both BPM and the wider community.”

Her outstanding contributions have been previously acknowledged, including her inclusion as one of the “Most Influential Women” by San Francisco Business Times in 2012 and her prominent feature in Silicon Valley Business Journal’s “40 Under 40” list of distinguished business professionals in 2020.

Julie also serves on BPM’s Board of Directors, actively participating in evaluating business combinations, exploring new service lines, and identifying technologies and innovations that will benefit both BPM and its clients. Exhibiting remarkable leadership skills, Julie heads BPM’s Tax Practice and co-leads the Life Sciences Industry Group. Moreover, she plays a pivotal role in recruiting new professionals, serving as an inspiring example for women, and offering them opportunities for growth, leadership and success.

Julie collaborates closely with a diverse range of industries, encompassing biotech, pharmaceuticals, medical devices, software, social media, communications and manufacturing companies. With her extensive experience stemming from her tenure at Deloitte, Julie deeply understands the intricate business needs spanning from pre-revenue startups to consolidated publicly traded companies.

With heartfelt gratitude, Julie said, “I strive to serve as a role model and embody a life that resonates with others. Witnessing women ascend on their terms ignites their aspirations. I am profoundly thankful for recognizing my efforts in the workplace and the Silicon Valley community. I wholeheartedly congratulate all the exceptional female professionals who are deserving of this honor, and I celebrate their achievements alongside mine.”

Julie and the other winners will be recognized at a 2023 Women of Influence event on June 29 in downtown San Jose, Calif., and featured in a special issue.

At BPM, we are honored to work with the industry’s brightest and most talented professionals. Their leadership and dedication to servicing our clients truly set us apart – Because People Matter.

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