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  • 1/21/16 10:30 am CST

    Dave Wedding re-elected as chairman

    CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Grant Thornton LLP partners and principals re-elected Lori Davis, Denver office managing partner; Frank Kurre, Metro New York and New England market territory managing partner; and Brian Lucas, Central region Tax Services leader, to another three-year term on the firm’s Partnership Board at the annual Firm Leadership Meeting held in November. Incumbent Dave Wedding, Mid-South market territory managing partner and office managing partnermore...
  • 1/20/16 10:56 am CST

    30-plus year audit veteran focused on standards to take helm at next AICPA board meeting

    CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Grant Thornton LLP’s National Partner for Auditing Standards, Mike Santay, has been elected to chair the Auditing Standards Board of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA). Santay began serving as chair at the Auditing Standards Board meeting on January 12, 2016. “This is a tremendous honor, not just for Mike, but for Grant Thornton,” said Jeff Burgess, national managing partner of Grant Thornton’s Auditmore...
  • 1/19/16 10:51 am CST

    Johan Joseph joins as principal to enhance insurance and business consulting capabilities

    CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Johan Joseph has joined Grant Thornton LLP as a principal in the firm’s national Financial Services Advisory practice, based in Chicago. Joseph has more than 25 years of management and advisory experience in the financial services industry. He has extensive experience in insurance, strategy formulation, relationship management, mergers and acquisitions, business development, banking, capital markets and investment management. In hismore...
  • 12/2/15 9:00 am CST

    Grant Thornton survey suggests holistic approach to innovation of products, business models and processes may blaze trail for success for U.S. manufacturers

    CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Manufacturing executives know that “innovation” is the key to long-term success, but just how to innovate might be the biggest question. As a result, it’s not an either-or but a holistic approach that could foster more growth, as all three of the categories behind a balanced approach to innovation – product, business model and process – were overwhelmingly marked important by manufacturing executives in the 2015 Grant Thornton LLP Innovation inmore...
  • 11/17/15 8:01 am CST

    Steven Kuzma, Joseph Galanti join the firm to enhance forensic and valuation services capabilities across the east coast

    ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Grant Thornton LLP is growing its Forensic and Valuation Services practice with the additions of Steven Kuzma and Joseph Galanti, who join as managing director and principal, respectively. Both will be based in Atlanta. “Steve and Joe are widely respected and highly talented leaders whose wealth of experience across several different industry sectors will be an asset to our dynamic clients throughout the region as we continue tomore...
  • 11/10/15 8:01 am CST

    Judd Wright joins as managing director to enhance asset management capabilities

    PHILADELPHIA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Judd Wright has joined Grant Thornton LLP as a managing director in the firm’s Audit practice, based in Philadelphia. In this role, he will serve clients in the asset management industry throughout the Atlantic Coast region. Wright has nearly 15 years of experience in the financial services industry. He specializes in auditing entities within the asset management sector focusing on alternative funds, registered funds,more...
  • 11/5/15 9:41 am CST

    U.S. economy fifth most optimistic in the world, according to Grant Thornton International Business Report

    CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Optimism for the nation’s economic outlook among U.S. business leaders rose 20 percentage points in third quarter 2015 to a net balance of 74 percent, marking only the second time since 2004 it had eclipsed net 70 percent, according to data from the Grant Thornton International Business Report (IBR). According to the survey of more than 2,500 business leaders in 36 economies, the United States is the fifth most optimistic economy overallmore...
  • 11/4/15 9:00 am CST

    New space relocated to better serve clients and enhance employee collaboration

    MADISON, Wis.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Grant Thornton LLP has relocated its Madison, Wisconsin, office to 5315 Wall Street, located in the High Crossing Business Park on the east side of Madison. Grant Thornton employees began work in the new office on Wednesday, October 28. The firm relocated from its former office at 2 E Gilman St. to allow for better access to clients. “We are excited to be relocating to the east side of Madison, which will serve as amore...
  • 10/27/15 8:01 am CDT

    Grant Thornton and Hart Energy survey finds lower oil prices force energy companies to rethink strategy

    HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--After record prices in 2014, U.S. oil and gas companies have had struggles in 2015. Gone is the booming climate and record-setting growth, and, as a result, companies have adjusted strategy to deal with operational challenges such as budgetary constraints and capital considerations. This is according to the 2015 Grant Thornton LLP survey of U.S. oil and gas companies, conducted in partnership with Hart Energy. When asked aboutmore...
  • 10/21/15 8:53 am CDT

    Grant Thornton LLP offers 10 tax tips for the end of calendar year 2015

    CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--As 2015 draws to a close, a turbulent economic and legislative environment means taxpayers need to keep a close eye on several major planning issues, according to Grant Thornton LLP. For example, more than 50 popular tax provisions expired at the end of 2014 and Congress has yet to extend them. Without legislative action, businesses won’t get a credit for research activities or be able to immediately deduct one-half of the cost of newmore...
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