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  • 7/28/16 8:01 am CDT
    CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mark Quiroz has joined Grant Thornton LLP as a managing director in the firm’s Tax Accounting Risk Advisory Services (TARAS) practice, based in Chicago. “Mark brings to Grant Thornton a combination of proven leadership skills, vast knowledge of corporate tax functions, and a strong understanding of our growth-oriented clients’ needs,” said Vince Tomkinson, Grant Thornton’s Chicago office managing partner. “Having amore...
  • 7/27/16 9:00 am CDT

    New individual award categories honor deal makers, CFOs, innovators, cultural leaders, technologists and leaders of the future

    CHARLOTTE, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Grant Thornton LLP is calling for nominations to the Grant Thornton North Carolina 100® (NC100) program, which recognizes the substantial impact of private companies in North Carolina. Since 1984, the NC100 has ranked the state’s largest private companies by revenue in the most recent fiscal year. This year, the NC100 has introduced individual categories, including Deal Maker of the Year, CFO of the Year, Innovator of the Year, Cultural Leadermore...
  • 7/13/16 8:00 am CDT
    ALEXANDRIA, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Linda S. Miller has joined Grant Thornton LLP as a director in its Public Sector Fraud Risk Assessment practice. Miller, a veteran of the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO), will serve public-sector clients seeking to assess and reduce the risk of fraud. “We’re pleased to welcome Linda to Grant Thornton’s Fraud Risk Assessment team,” said Carlos Otal, national managing partner of Grant Thornton’s Public Sector. “Linda’s GAOmore...
  • 6/21/16 9:01 am CDT
    CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--A new survey from Grant Thornton LLP finds that almost two-thirds of executives (64 percent) see strategic risk as a highly significant threat to their organizations compared to other types of risk – including compliance risk, operational risk and financial risk. Despite this high level of concern, the executives feel their real-world ability to manage strategic risk falls short, with only 43 percent saying they have effective measurement andmore...
  • 6/14/16 8:03 am CDT

    Seasoned forensic accounting specialist Kenneth Yormark joins to enhance fraud investigation and dispute services capabilities

    NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Kenneth Yormark has joined Grant Thornton LLP as a managing director in the firm’s Forensic and Valuation Services (FVS) practice. Yormark will support Grant Thornton’s fraud investigation and dispute services in New York and New England. “Ken brings to Grant Thornton a combination of proven leadership skills, vast knowledge delivering fraud investigation and dispute services offerings, and a strong understanding of our growth-more...
  • 6/8/16 11:55 am CDT

    Former Sealed Air CEO William Hickey named senior Manufacturing advisor to enhance manufacturing industry consulting capabilities

    CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--William Hickey, retired chairman and chief executive officer (CEO) of Sealed Air Corp., a global manufacturing and marketing company, has been named a senior Manufacturing advisor in Grant Thornton LLP’s Manufacturing industry practice. Hickey will support the firm’s Manufacturing industry practice throughout the United States. “Bill is a former chief executive who rose to that position after many years in manufacturing, finance andmore...
  • 6/7/16 8:00 am CDT

    Brian Pitera and six other executives join Grant Thornton from Blossom Growth Partners to help companies improve performance in transactions

    CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Grant Thornton LLP is growing its Transaction Services practice with the appointment of Brian Pitera to the position of principal and operations leader. Pitera is based in the firm’s Chicago office, and together with the other new hires from Blossom, is focused on the performance improvement of mid-market companies who are experiencing difficulty in scaling and growing their business and increasing transaction value through operational duemore...
  • 6/6/16 9:39 am CDT

    Survey from Grant Thornton and Financial Executives Research Foundation cautions industry that it will take more than pay to keep execs engaged

    CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Pay increases for the finance wing of the C-suite rose at a healthy 4 percent, according to the Financial Executive Compensation Survey 2016 issued by Grant Thornton LLP and the Financial Executives Research Foundation (FERF). While employers across the board project average pay increases of 3.1 percent (according to the WorldatWork 2015-2016 Salary Budget Survey), the Grant Thornton/FERF survey results include a note of caution: With a battlemore...
  • 5/24/16 10:42 am CDT

    Baskin recognized for commitment to corporate governance and leadership in the boardroom

    DALLAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Grant Thornton LLP today announced that Dorsey Baskin, managing partner for the firm’s Innovative Services Development practice, has been selected as a governance fellow for the National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD), the highest level of credentialing for corporate directors and corporate governance professionals. “We are proud to announce that Dorsey has joined NACD’s credentialed directors and has taken the next stepmore...
  • 5/23/16 10:02 am CDT

    New space designed to enhance employee collaboration, better serve clients

    CINCINNATI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Grant Thornton LLP has relocated its Cincinnati office to Rookwood Exchange at 3825 Edwards Road. Grant Thornton employees began work in the new office on Monday. The firm relocated from 4000 Smith Road. “This move reinforces Grant Thornton’s commitment to the continued growth in Cincinnati and the surrounding areas,” said Bob Taylor, Grant Thornton’s Cincinnati office managing partner. “We see Cincinnati as a key market formore...
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