HOUSTON — Grant Thornton LLP has added two key professionals to its Corporate Value Consulting practice within Transaction Services. Managing Director Brad Edwards and Principal Tim Frehner recently joined the firm, based in Seattle and San Francisco, respectively.
Edwards has nearly 20 years of professional experience spanning corporate finance consulting; financial analysis; and valuation of businesses, intangible assets and complex securities across a range of industries. Before joining Grant Thornton, he was a managing director in KPMG’s Houston office.
Frehner’s more than 20 years of experience includes corporate finance consulting; financial analysis; and business, complex securities and intangible asset valuation. His work touches multiple industries with a heavy focus on the technology sector. He also joins Grant Thornton from KPMG, where he was a managing director in the Silicon Valley office.
Bryan Benoit, national managing partner of Corporate Valuation Consulting for Grant Thornton, said, “Brad and Tim bring tremendous experience in corporate finance and valuation to our growing team. Their backgrounds will enhance our client-facing capabilities in the key markets of Seattle and San Francisco – while strengthening our Transaction Services practice nationally.”
Edwards received a bachelor’s degree in accounting and a master’s degree in accountancy from Brigham Young University. He is a Certified Public Accountant and holds the Accreditation in Business Valuation and Chartered Financial Analyst designations. Frehner received a bachelor’s degree in accounting and a master’s degree in accountancy, also from Brigham Young University.
For additional information about Grant Thornton’s transaction services offerings, visit www.gt.com/transactions.
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