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  • 12/20/12 9:32 am CST

    Davis, Kurre and Lucas elected as members

    CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Grant Thornton LLP Partnership Board elected Dave Wedding as chairman of the board earlier this week. This appointment follows the election of Lori Davis, Wichita managing partner; Frank Kurre, national managing partner of the Not-for-Profit & Higher Education practice; and Brian Lucas, Midwest Regional Tax partner, to the Partnership Board last month at the firm’s annual leadership meeting.more...
  • 12/17/12 10:19 am CST
    CLEVELAND--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Grant Thornton LLP has relocated its Cleveland offices to One Cleveland Center, 1375 E. 9th Street. The total space leased is 19,200 square feet. Today is Grant Thornton’s 115 employees’ first day in the new office. The firm has relocated from 1228 Euclid Avenue in Cleveland. “We are committed to offering our employees an environment that enhances their productivity and development,” said Dan Zittnan,more...
  • 12/12/12 4:11 pm CST
    CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--E. Michael Ward, 49, has joined Grant Thornton LLP as national managing principal of Business Advisory Services. “Mike’s proven record in developing practice strategy and evolving consulting practices will continue to advance the expansion of our business consulting capabilities to better serve our clients’ needs,” said Steve Lukens, Grant Thornton’s national managing principal of Advisory Services. “His focus onmore...
  • 12/12/12 2:22 pm CST
    CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nearly 70 percent of chief financial officers of US companies believe the US economy will either improve or remain stable during the next six months, according to the 2012 Fall CFO Survey from Grant Thornton LLP. The survey findings reveal that 39 percent of respondents believe the state of the US economy will remain the same in the first half of 2013, while 30 percent believe it will improve. Of those surveyed, 31 percentmore...
  • 11/29/12 1:46 pm CST
    NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Private equity firms in the United States are facing increased competition from foreign and international firms for investment opportunities within the U.S. market, according to the 2012 Global Private Equity Report by Grant Thornton International. Now in its second year, the report is the result of 143 in-depth interviews with senior private equity practitioners around the globe. It provides insight into private equitymore...
  • 11/29/12 10:32 am CST
    NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Grant Thornton LLP announced the appointment of James A. Peko as the new national managing principal of the Corporate Advisory & Restructuring Services practice. “Jim has been an integral part of the transition of our business model to one that best serves the needs of the complex and global marketplace,” said Steve Lukens, national managing principal of Grant Thornton’s Advisory Services. “His combinedmore...
  • 11/27/12 2:26 pm CST
    CHARLOTTE, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Grant Thornton LLP announced that effective January 1, 2013, Dave Wedding, 54, will become the office managing partner of its Carolinas practice. The Carolinas practice includes offices in Charlotte and Raleigh, N.C. and Columbia, S.C. “Dave’s demonstrated track record of exemplary client services and leadership will continue to propel our Carolinas practice forward,” said Rick Gebert, Grant Thornton’smore...
  • 11/20/12 12:04 pm CST
    CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--There’s still plenty of time left in 2012 for tax planning according to Grant Thornton LLP. Year-end tax planning is always important, but there’s an extra wrinkle this year. The Bush-era tax cuts enacted in 2001 and 2003 are scheduled to expire in 2013 and new Medicare taxes are scheduled to take effect. Without Congressional action, tax rates will rise to as high as 39.6 percent on ordinary income and 23.8 percentmore...
  • 11/8/12 3:43 pm CST
    NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Grant Thornton LLP announced that Michael Patanella, 37, will assume responsibility as leader of the firm’s National Asset Management Sector. “Michael’s expertise and vast knowledge of asset management will be key as we continue to drive growth in this area of our financial services practice,” said Jack Katz, Grant Thornton’s Northeast region managing partner, New York Cluster managing partner and National Financialmore...
  • 11/6/12 7:08 am CST

    Grant Thornton LLP has selected AppealTrack as its national property tax appeals software platform.

    Grant Thornton LLP has selected AppealTrack as its national property tax appeals software platform. “AppealTrack provides the opportunity for us to increase efficiency and reporting capabilities, both of which will directly benefit our clients,” said Don Lippert, director for Grant Thornton’s State and Local Tax Practice. “We are committed to providing outstanding service to our clients and AppealTrack offers the functionality designedmore...
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