John Swanick serves as Grant Thornton’s National Insurance practice leader. He works in the Philadelphia office and manages large client relationships. Swanick brings more than 30 years of public accounting experience to the role; as a result, he excels at business strategy, sales and marketing, team building, and revenue growth.
Prior to joining Grant Thornton, Swanick was the founder and partner-in-charge of LECG/SMART's assurance and advisory business services — a business he grew into an international advisory and consulting firm with over $100M in annual revenue. At SMART, Swanick developed an elite team of specialists with a unique combination of knowledge and experience to serve the needs of insurance regulators, rehabilitators, liquidators, insurance companies, reinsurance companies, law firms and brokers. Prior to that, Swanick spent 12 years with the Philadelphia office of Deloitte and Touche, where he was a practice leader in both the insurance and health care audit and consulting practices.
- Health care
- Financial services
- Asset management
- Business risk
Professional qualifications and memberships
Fellow, Life Management Institute (FLMI)
Saint Joseph’s University Accounting Alumni Board
Saint Joseph’s University Board of Trustees, Executive Committee Member and Chair of the Audit Committee
Saint Joseph’s University Board of Governors, Academy of Risk Management and Insurance
Overbrook Golf Club
The Union League of Philadelphia
The Union League of Philadelphia, Risk Management and Insurance Committee
Eagles Fly for Leukemia
MBA, Finance, Saint Joseph’s University
BS, Accounting, Saint Joseph’s University
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