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  • 9/27/16 11:07 am CDT

    Strong growth seen across the firm, including its Audit, Tax and Advisory service lines

    CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Grant Thornton LLP, the U.S. member firm of Grant Thornton International Ltd., today announced revenues of $1.65 billion for the fiscal year ended July 31, 2016. The figure, a record for the firm, represents an 11.4 percent increase year over year. “In FY 2016, we made great progress in delivering excellence for our clients, producing strong financial results and investing for sustainable, long-term success,” said Mike McGuire, chiefmore...
  • 9/27/16 9:01 am CDT

    New space designed to support growth in the region, enhance employee collaboration to better serve clients

    OMAHA, Neb.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Grant Thornton LLP has expanded its office in the Linden Place business center at 14301 First National Bank Parkway in Omaha. “Expanding our presence in Omaha allows us to better serve our current and prospective clients in the area across our audit, tax and advisory service lines,” said Bill Behen, Advisory principal in Grant Thornton’s Omaha office. “Our new space will enhance employee collaboration and innovation, allowing us tomore...
  • 9/26/16 9:30 am CDT
    ALEXANDRIA, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Government information technology (IT) executives share a vigorous focus on cybersecurity preparedness but struggle to recruit IT talent, according to twin surveys released by Grant Thornton Public Sector. The two annual surveys – one focused on state chief information officers (CIOs) and the other focused on their federal counterparts – uncover several themes shared by IT executives in both levels of government:more...
  • 9/12/16 1:39 pm CDT
    CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Grant Thornton LLP – the U.S. member firm of Grant Thornton International Ltd. – has announced it will be a Founding Partner of IMPACT 2030 . A coalition of businesses created IMPACT 2030 in September 2015 with the mission of helping to achieve the United Nations’ 17 Global Goals for sustainability set by 193 world leaders – all designed to end extreme poverty, fight inequality and injustice, and address climate changemore...
  • 9/8/16 8:30 am CDT

    Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell names former OMB official to commission examining how data can improve government effectiveness

    ALEXANDRIA, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Grant Thornton LLP today announced that Public Sector Principal Robert J. Shea, a former senior official at the U.S. Office of Management and Budget (OMB), has been appointed to serve on a bipartisan federal commission that seeks to better use existing data to strengthen government programs and policymaking. “Proof of program success – or lack thereof – must be a key element of how the government justifies future policymaking,” Sheamore...
  • 9/7/16 9:01 am CDT

    Information security specialist Derek Han and transfer pricing pro Glen Marku join to enhance the firm’s Advisory and Tax service lines

    CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Derek Han has joined Grant Thornton LLP as a principal in the Cyber Risk practice and Glen Marku has joined the firm as a managing director in the Transfer Pricing practice, based in Chicago. “Derek and Glen have consistently demonstrated strong leadership skills, outstanding industry expertise and a strong understanding of our clients’ business needs,” said Vince Tomkinson, Grant Thornton’s Chicago office managing partner. “Theymore...
  • 8/15/16 8:01 am CDT

    Twenty-nine professionals promoted to managing director

    CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Grant Thornton LLP admitted 47 new partners and principals to the firm. These partners and principals are based throughout the firm’s offices across the country. In addition, the firm has promoted 29 professionals to managing director. Partners and principals admitted to the firm are proven leaders that have demonstrated excellence in embracing the firm’s values and helping clients achieve smart, quality growth in all aspects of theirmore...
  • 8/8/16 10:59 am CDT
    CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Grant Thornton LLP Partnership Board today announced Jim Brady, 56, as the firm’s chief operating officer, effective Aug. 1, 2016. Brady will continue to report to Grant Thornton Chief Executive Officer Mike McGuire, and will be involved in all office operations both nationally and for Grant Thornton’s Central and East regions. He will also lead Grant Thornton’s Public Policy team. Brady joined Grant Thornton in June 2015 as the firm’smore...
  • 8/2/16 8:00 am CDT
    CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Grant Thornton LLP today announced that it has been designated as a HITRUST CSF Assessor by the Health Information Trust Alliance (HITRUST). With this achievement, Grant Thornton is now approved to provide services using the HITRUST CSF, a comprehensive privacy and security framework that addresses the multitude of security, privacy and regulatory challenges facing health care organizations in order to comply with health care (HIPAA,more...
  • 7/28/16 11:00 am CDT
    SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Grant Thornton LLP has named Donald Corbett market territory managing partner for its Pacific Northwest practice, which is composed of offices in Seattle, Bellevue, Washington, Portland, Oregon, and Anchorage, Alaska. In this role, he will have responsibility for the firm’s Pacific Northwest Audit, Tax and Advisory service lines, as well as client service, growth and talent development across the four offices. Most recently, Corbettmore...
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