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Grant Thornton opens new Austin office

Celebrating grand opening on April 6, new office enhances employee collaboration and engagement to better serve clients

Thursday, April 6, 2017 9:23 am CDT

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AUSTIN, Texas
"Public sector clients at all levels of government are undergoing change and need trusted, experienced consultants to help solve their biggest challenges"

Grant Thornton LLP will celebrate the grand opening of its new Austin office, located downtown at 111 Congress Avenue, suite 2500, on Thursday, April 6.

“Public sector clients at all levels of government are undergoing change and need trusted, experienced consultants to help solve their biggest challenges,” said Scott King, national managing principal of Grant Thornton’s State and Local Public Sector practice. “Our Austin team helps clients with everything from acquisition, to finance, technology and disaster recovery services, and our new office puts us closer to them.”  

Doug Doerr, Public Sector principal, added, “Austin is the hub of our work for state and local government clients. We also have a team of more than 800 in cities across Texas serving clients in the state’s major industries with audit, tax and consulting services. Our new space in Austin will make it easier for us to collaborate with teammates around the state – and even the country and the world – to serve our clients and help them succeed.”

“It’s exciting to see another successful expansion and growth story in Austin. It reinforces the value of our highly collaborative and innovative community that enables employers like Grant Thornton to continue to thrive,” said Charisse Bodisch, senior vice president of economic development for the Austin Chamber of Commerce.

Grant Thornton’s Austin office features multipurpose space, modern conference and team rooms, state-of-the-art audiovisual capabilities and collaborative technologies. The space, which boasts beautiful views of Lady Bird Lake and Bat Bridge, is within walking distance of the Texas Capitol, numerous local restaurants, historic landmarks, parks and entertainment.

About Grant Thornton Public Sector

Grant Thornton Public Sector helps executives and managers at all levels of government maximize their performance and efficiency in the face of ever tightening budgets and increased demand for services. Grant Thornton Public Sector gives clients creative, cost-effective solutions that enhance their acquisition, financial, human capital, information technology, data analytics, and performance management.

About Grant Thornton LLP

Founded in Chicago in 1924, Grant Thornton LLP (Grant Thornton) is the U.S. member firm of Grant Thornton International Ltd, one of the world’s leading organizations of independent audit, tax and advisory firms. Grant Thornton, which has revenues in excess of $1.6 billion and operates 59 offices, works with a broad range of dynamic publicly and privately held companies, government agencies, financial institutions, and civic and religious organizations.

“Grant Thornton” refers to Grant Thornton LLP, the U.S. member firm of Grant Thornton International Ltd (GTIL). GTIL and the member firms are not a worldwide partnership. Services are delivered by the member firms. GTIL and its member firms are not agents of, and do not obligate, one another and are not liable for one another’s acts or omissions. Please see grantthornton.com for further details.

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Grant Thornton LLP
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Carling.Spelhaug@us.gt.com
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