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Grant Thornton names David Platt as Northeast Regional Managing Partner

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BOSTON  — Grant Thornton LLP has named David Platt as regional managing partner of the firm’s Northeast region, effective August 1, 2018.

“David is a proven leader who has substantially grown our New England practice,” said Jim Brady, Grant Thornton’s chief operating officer. “His business acumen, passion for the firm’s clients and leadership skills will spur continued growth across our eight Northeastern offices, including our important New York City office.”

Platt has served in various leadership roles at Grant Thornton, including his recent position as New England managing partner. As an audit partner, he has served clients in several industries, including consumer and industrial products and not-for-profit organizations. With more than 29 years of public accounting experience, his specialties include strategic planning, corporate board governance, corporate profitability enhancements, and mergers and acquisition services.

Platt received his bachelor’s degree from The Citadel, The Military College of South Carolina and his Juris Doctor from Roger Williams University School of Law. He is a licensed certified public accountant (CPA) in Massachusetts and Rhode Island, and a member of the American Institute of CPAs and American Association of Attorney-Certified Public Accountants. He is the vice chair of the Rhode Island Board of Accountancy and is active with commercial and non-profit Boards throughout New England.

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Katharine Nichols
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