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Claire Esten




Executive summary


Claire Esten is a partner in the Audit Services practice and a member of Grant Thornton's Not-For-Profit practice in the New England cluster. Esten has more than 25 years of experience serving higher education and other not-for-profit organizations, as well as public and private retail, technology and manufacturing companies. Esten has worked with small organizations as well as Fortune 500 companies with international operations. Her experience includes managing integrated financial statement audits, offering recommendations on internal controls, operations and accounting issues, and training accounting professionals to help them provide the proper guidance and support to their clients. She has also assisted clients with financing arrangements and acquisitions.




Professional qualifications and memberships

  • CPA — Massachusetts
  • Massachusetts Society of Certified Public Accountants



Community involvement

  • Framingham State University Foundation, Board




  • BS, Accounting, Boston College

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