Grant Thornton Designates 66 Individuals as Partners, Principals and Managing Directors


Thirty new partners and principals admitted, 36 promoted to managing director

Grant Thornton LLP has admitted 30 new partners and principals, and promoted 36 professionals to managing director, effective immediately.

“Today’s business environment demands exceptional leaders who understand the unprecedented challenges and disruptions our clients face,” said Brad Preber, CEO of Grant Thornton. “Our dynamic new group of partners, principals and managing directors will deliver the mix of quality, value and innovation our clients need to overcome these challenges and achieve their goals.”

By service line, Audit accounted for the largest number of promotions (36%), followed by Advisory (33%), Tax (23%) and internal client services (7%).

Name Title Service Line Location
Cynthia Agloro Principal Advisory Metro Washington, D.C.
Jeffrey Anderson Partner Audit Kansas City, Mo.
Sara Ashton Managing Director Audit New York City
John Batt Principal Internal Services New York City
Drew Bauer Partner Audit Denver
Bryce Becker Managing Director Audit Milwaukee
Hal Bellovin Managing Director Tax Iselin, N.J.
Brian Bonaviri Managing Director Advisory Charlotte. N.C.
Ingrid Boyd Managing Director Audit St. Louis
Ryan Brazell Managing Director Internal Services Philadelphia
Jose Carrasco Managing Director Tax Metro Washington, D.C.
Andy Clay Partner Advisory San Francisco
CJ Crawford Partner Audit Atlanta
Michael Cronin Principal Tax Boston
Val Dallago Partner Tax Phoenix
Kendra Dodson Managing Director Audit Detroit
Julia Duquette Managing Director Audit Metro Washington, D.C.
Stefanie Foisy Managing Director Tax Boston
Christian Fuellgraf Managing Director Advisory Columbus, Ohio
Eric Gabbai Partner Tax Atlanta
Todd Hewlett Partner Tax Tampa Bay, Fla.
Jason Hubbard Managing Director Tax Houston
Patrick Hughes Managing Director Internal Services Chicago
Marla Hummel* Partner Audit Stamford, Conn.
Dan Huybers Managing Director Tax Milwaukee
Khadyja Johnson Managing Director Advisory Denver
Brittany Kelley Partner Audit Boston
David Koppy Principal Advisory Bellevue, Wash.
Kosta Kourakis Managing Director Advisory Philadelphia
Peter Ladas Managing Director Audit Iselin, N.J.
Brent Lapeze Principal Advisory Houston
Matt Lerner Managing Director Advisory Iselin, N.J.
Kelly Libhart Managing Director Tax Denver
Teresa Lin Managing Director Advisory Dallas
Becky Linnett* Partner Audit Miami
Kathryn Luther Managing Director Audit Cincinnati
Kristy Macera Managing Director Tax Philadelphia
Glen Marku Principal Tax Chicago
David Maturo Principal Internal Services Philadelphia
Patrick McLaughlin Managing Director Tax St. Louis
Joel Mendez Partner Audit Raleigh, N.C.
Moshe Nelson Principal Advisory Metro Washington, D.C.
Matthew Paddock Partner Audit Metro Washington, D.C.
Anthony Pember Managing Director Advisory Metro Washington, D.C.
Terry Phipps* Managing Director Advisory Kansas City, Mo.
Tony Roberts Managing Director Advisory Miami
Scott Robins Principal Tax Philadelphia
Michael Ryan Managing Director Audit Iselin, N.J.
Joshua Saltzman Partner Audit New York City
Moises Sanchez Managing Director Audit Chicago
Sam Shaw Partner Internal Services Denver
Diana Soler Partner Audit Miami
Sarah Stark* Partner Audit Orange County, Calif.
Carrie Stavinoha Managing Director Tax Houston
Kevin Surovcik Managing Director Advisory Philadelphia
Danielle Tanguay Managing Director Audit Philadelphia
Ahmed Tantawy Managing Director Advisory San Jose, Calif.
Dhawal Thakker Managing Director Advisory San Jose, Calif.
Dianne Wasieleski Partner Audit Chicago
Sable Waters Partner Audit Houston
Tom White Principal Advisory Iselin, N.J.
Ariane Whittemore Managing Director Advisory Metro Washington, D.C.
Rachel Wieder Principal Advisory Washington Crossing, Pa.
Erik Wilterding Principal Advisory Bellevue, Wash.
Jeff Witmyer Managing Director Advisory Philadelphia
Curtis Young Managing Director Tax Melville, N.Y.

*Promoted earlier in 2020 with approval from Grant Thornton’s Partnership Board.

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