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  • 4/15/14 9:00 am CDT

    Firm ranked in top five for four consecutive years

    CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE), the leading career resource for employer ratings and rankings, has ranked Grant Thornton LLP fifth on its Vault Accounting 50, an annual ranking of the best accounting employers to work for in North America. The firm ranked among the top 10 in many quality of life categories. According to Vault, “the firm’s staff is said to be talented and always willing to help each other, making for a great collaborative culture.”more...
  • 4/2/14 4:07 pm CDT

    John Cristiano joins as managing director to support practice expansion 

    John N. Cristiano, 42, has joined Grant Thornton LLP as a managing director in the firm’s Transaction Advisory Services practice, based in New York.Cristiano has nearly 20 years of experience in financial and operational due diligence, enterprise valuation, quality of earnings analyses, financial modeling and forecasting, financial reporting and internal controls review. He has built detailed valuation models for many companies, with a focus on underlying free cash flow, and has evaluated andmore...
  • 4/1/14 2:10 pm CDT
    Grant Thornton LLP named Kullen Birkeland, 53, office managing partner of its Southern California practice, effective Aug. 1, 2014. He will oversee the growth and operations of the Los Angeles, Irvine and San Diego offices.Birkeland most recently served as the firm’s West region Tax practice leader, and also previously served as the leader of the Southern California and the Minneapolis Tax practices. He will succeed Jacqueline Akerblom, who has served as the office managing partner of the firmmore...


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