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  • 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...
  • 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...
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