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  • 3/8/17 5:45 am CST

    Proportion of senior roles held by women in U.S. and percentage of American businesses with no women in senior management remain unchanged

    CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--On International Women’s Day, a new report based on Grant Thornton International Ltd.’s annual survey of 5,500 businesses in 36 economies reveals the United States continues to lag much of the world when it comes to the proportion of women in senior business roles. The report, Women in Business: New perspectives on risk and reward , reveals that the global proportion of senior business roles held by women has reached a high ofmore...
  • 3/7/17 9:50 am CST

    Professional-services executive brings three decades of experience to U.S. Chamber’s growth agenda

    CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The U.S. Chamber of Commerce has appointed Jim Brady to its board of directors. Brady currently serves as the chief operating officer at Grant Thornton LLP and has long been active in the U.S. Chamber. “Brady brings with him a 35-year career providing professional services to Fortune 1000 companies,” said Thomas J. Donohue, president and CEO of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. “His know-how in auditing large and medium-sized public andmore...
  • 3/6/17 11:21 am CST
    ALEXANDRIA, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Kathleen Sifer has joined Grant Thornton LLP as a managing director, responsible for leading its Public Sector federal financial regulatory practice. Based in the firm’s Alexandria office, she will lead quality delivery and business development efforts for financial regulatory clients. Sifer has deep leadership and management experience at global public and private sector organizations. Most recently she was a principal at Boozmore...
  • 2/28/17 12:11 pm CST
    CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Grant Thornton LLP has been named one of the 2017 “NAFE Top Companies for Executive Women” by the National Association for Female Executives (NAFE), which recognizes American corporations where women have significant clout to make the decisions that affect their company’s future and its bottom line. “Grant Thornton has long been committed to creating a culture that attracts, retains and advances women into leadership roles, and we aremore...
  • 2/9/17 8:19 am CST

    Celebrating grand opening on February 9, new office sets the standard for collaboration and engagement

    ARLINGTON, Va.--Grant Thornton LLP will celebrate the grand opening of its new Metro DC office, located at 1000 Wilson Blvd, suite 1400, in Arlington’s Rosslyn community, on Thursday, February 9.“Congratulations to Grant Thornton on the opening of its new, state-of-the-art office in Arlington County,” said Governor Terry McAuliffe. “Grant Thornton is a valued leader in the business community, and it is a priority to ensure that the company continues to grow in the Commonwealth as we diversifymore...
  • 2/6/17 11:52 am CST
    PORTLAND, Ore.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Grant Thornton LLP has named Todd Wall as office managing partner for its Portland office. In this role, he will oversee the office’s Audit, Tax and Advisory service lines, as well as client service, growth and talent development in Portland. “Todd is a proven leader and possesses an impressive set of skills and knowledge that will greatly benefit our clients throughout Portland and the surrounding region,” said Don Corbett, Grantmore...
  • 1/26/17 2:39 pm CST
    ALEXANDRIA, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--John Lainhart has joined Grant Thornton LLP’s Cyber Risk Advisory practice, within Advisory Services, as a senior strategist. Based in the firm’s Alexandria office, he is responsible for leading the development of Grant Thornton Public Sector’s cybersecurity offering. Lainhart has extensive experience in cybersecurity. Before retiring in 2016, he was IBM Global Business Services’ U.S. Public Sector Cybersecurity & Privacy leader.more...
  • 1/17/17 12:02 pm CST
    TULSA, Okla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Daryl Buck has joined Grant Thornton LLP as national managing partner of the firm’s Accounting Advisory Services practice, based in Tulsa. Buck will apply his more than 30 years of public accounting and financial leadership experience – including more than five years serving as a member of the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) – to oversee service offerings that seek to help clients optimize their financial reportingmore...
  • 12/16/16 12:24 pm CST

    Recruiting and retention shaping mix of compensation versus benefits

    Family Office Exchange (FOX), a global membership organization of enterprise families and their key advisors, has revealed that 65 percent of family offices provide short-term incentive compensation in 2016, up 8 percent from last year. The median expected award for office management positions was just under 20 percent.These findings are part of the 2016 FOX Family Office Compensation and Benefits Report, an annual survey containing compensation data for more than 150 family offices, coveringmore...
  • 12/9/16 9:56 am CST
    CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Grant Thornton LLP has received a perfect 100 percent score on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s 2017 Corporate Equality Index (CEI) – a national benchmarking survey and report on corporate policies and practices related to LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender) workplace equality. The perfect score places Grant Thornton on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s list of Best Place to Work for LGBT Equalitymore...
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