BMF Named a 2021 Best of the Best Firm!

We have again been named to the IPA’s 2021 Best of the Best Firms list, which recognizes the highest-performing firms within the accounting profession.

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Eileen M. Connor



3421 Ridgewood Road, Suite 300

Akron, OH 44333


About Eileen

Industry & Service Expertise


With more than 20 years of experience in human resources, communications, and marketing, as well as the ability to envision, design, and implement corporate HR strategy – whether cultural or operational initiatives.

Eileen has worked for professional service firms and financial institutions throughout her career and brings expertise in performance management, organizational development, change management, and HR policies and programs. She served as director of human resources for the third-largest law firm in western New York before migrating to Ohio.  Eileen graduated with a Bachelor of Science in communications from the State University of New York, College of Fredonia, and earned her Master of Business Administration, with a concentration in human resources management, from the State University of New York, University at Buffalo.


  • HR policy and program design and implementation
  • Internal/external communications and strategy
  • Recognition and reward systems/design
  • Training design and deployment
  • Employee engagement and retention
  • Management mentoring and coaching
  • Recruitment of highly skilled professionals
  • Sound fiscal management and reporting



  • Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR)
  • SHRM – Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP)

Professional and Civic Memberships and Activities

Awards and Accolades

  • The Rand Foundation Fellowship


  • Input
  • Maximizer
  • Harmony
  • Responsibility
  • Connectedness

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