Blain Heckaman’s leadership has helped position Kaufman Rossin as one of the top 100 CPA and advisory firms in the U.S. As the chief executive officer, he oversees the firm’s strategic vision, growth plans and innovation initiatives.
He has championed the firm’s expansion of specialized business consulting, risk advisory and forensic advisory practices to complement its traditional services, always remaining focused on the firm’s core mission of improving our clients’ businesses and helping protect them from risk. For more than three decades since joining Kaufman Rossin in 1984, Blain has been working with public companies and private businesses in all stages of growth on assurance and advisory engagements. His extensive technical expertise in financial reporting and other assurance areas adds to his strategic perspective on the challenges and opportunities that business leaders face.
Blain is active in the South Florida community and has been recognized by the South Florida Business Journal as a Power Leader, Ultimate CEO and Key Partner. He chairs the YWCA's Economic Justice Council, a group of businesses dedicated to creating more inclusive industries, corporations and workplaces. He is past chairman and current board member of Voices for Children Foundation, Inc., a non-profit organization that raises funds for the abused, abandoned and neglected children of Miami-Dade County. He is also a member of the Strategic Forum, a CEO organization dedicated to the exchange of ideas and helping others, including mentoring business students.
Blain is a Certified Public Accountant in Florida and Indiana, and he is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants.
Bachelor of Science, Accounting, Ball State University