Grant Thornton names 75 new partners, principals and managing directors


CHICAGO — Grant Thornton LLP, one of America’s largest audit, tax and advisory firms, has admitted 43 new partners and principals and promoted 32 professionals to managing director. These appointments and promotions are effective August 1.


Seth Siegel, CEO of Grant Thornton, says the newly promoted leaders represent the firm’s commitment to advancing diverse and highly skilled professionals who can support its business strategy and continue its strong momentum.


“Our new partners, principals and managing directors will help drive the integrated and personalized services our clients require in a complex and fast-changing business environment,” Siegel said. “These leaders and all of our Grant Thornton teammates are acting as one to deliver quality and value to every client.”


By service line, Audit accounts for the largest number of promotions (40%), followed by Tax (28%), Advisory (28%), and Internal Services (4%). 



Name Title Service Line Market
Alexis Abate Partner Audit Philadelphia
Charmone AdamsPartnerAdvisoryNew York
Anthony AdkinsManaging DirectorAuditDallas
Sabrina Allen Managing DirectorInternal ServicesDallas
Andrea AndersonPartnerTaxTulsa, Okla.
Brian AngstadtPartnerTaxAtlanta
Mark AtkinsManaging DirectorTaxDallas
Greg BakerManaging DirectorAuditTampa, Fla.
Loma BaradPartnerTaxChicago
JJ BennettPartnerAuditKansas City, Mo.
Rachel BinderPartnerAuditCharlotte, N.C.
Patrick BorutaManaging DirectorAdvisoryCharlotte, N.C.
Adrianne BoylenPartnerAdvisoryLos Angeles
Andy BrownPartnerAuditSalt Lake City
Andrea Brown PartnerAuditOklahoma City
Amanda BuddayManaging DirectorAuditDetroit
Nate Burkhart*PartnerAuditDetroit
Laura CacioppoManaging DirectorTaxTampa, Fla.
Michael CarusoManaging DirectorTaxOrange County, Calif.
Matt CassidyPrincipalAdvisoryPhiladelphia
Seth Chaikin PrincipalAdvisoryKansas City, Mo.
ZengYu ChenManaging DirectorAuditSan Jose, Calif.
Heather CollazoPartnerTaxMiami
Kate Collins*PartnerAuditAtlanta
Joe CowanPartnerAuditTulsa, Okla.
Alvin DavidManaging DirectorAuditIselin, N.J.
Eric DowneyPartnerAdvisoryAtlanta
Carrie DullyeManaging DirectorAdvisoryDallas
Mike EickhoffPrincipalTaxChicago
Rob Eisenberg*Managing DirectorAuditMetro D.C.
Todd FarrellPartnerAuditFort Lauderdale, Fla.
Chad Figueroa*PartnerAuditMilwaukee
Bob GershonManaging DirectorTaxKansas City, Mo.
Neima Golnabi Managing DirectorAdvisoryDallas
Rick GovePrincipalTaxDallas
Alex Gramajo PartnerAuditBoston
Nic HaasManaging DirectorAdvisoryMetro D.C.
Aftab Hemani Managing DirectorAuditDallas
Alen Hodzic PartnerAuditNew York
Josh JagustManaging DirectorTaxChicago
Lisa KaestleManaging DirectorAuditHartford, Conn.
Alex KoltsovPrincipalAdvisoryPhoenix
Karolyn Ladas*Managing DirectorAuditJacksonville, Fla.
Ariana LandstreetPrincipalAdvisoryHartford, Conn.
Samantha Lang PartnerAuditMinneapolis
Paul MarkManaging DirectorTaxBoston
Sarah MerrillPartnerAuditDenver
Max MitchellManaging DirectorAdvisoryChicago
David Murdock PartnerTaxSan Jose, Calif.
Sanjiv Raman PrincipalAdvisoryPhiladelphia
John ReedyManaging DirectorAdvisoryNew York
Phil RomeroPartnerAuditIselin, N.J.
Moises SanchezPartnerAuditChicago
Chris SaraccoPrincipalAdvisoryChicago
Ryan ScottManaging DirectorAuditHouston
Jigna ShahManaging DirectorAdvisoryAtlanta
Pallavi SingarajuPartnerAuditDallas
John SobotaManaging DirectorInternal ServicesDowners Grove, Ill.
Colin SpreierPartnerAuditDallas
Tom StonkusManaging DirectorTaxLos Angeles
Michael SullivanManaging DirectorAdvisoryNew York
Myung Tee Managing Director Tax Bellevue, Wash.
Kushal Thakore Principal Tax San Jose, Calif.
Kim Zeifang Managing Director Advisory Houston
Scott Thompsett Principal Tax Melville, N.Y
Scott Trip Managing Director Advisory Metro D.C
Ray Vizza Managing Director Tax Chicago
Laura Wagner Partner Audit Salt Lake City
Megan Walters Principal Advisory Atlanta
John Ward Partner Tax Charlotte, N.C.
Rashada Whitehead Principal Internal Services Chicago
Katie Wojszynski Partner Audit New York
Mary Xu Managing Director Tax Boston
Ben YoKell Principal Advisory Denver
Chris Young Partner Tax Charlotte, N.C.
Kim Zeifang Managing Director Advisory Houston


*Promoted earlier in 2023 with approval from Grant Thornton leadership.



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