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Grant Thornton Reports Gov’t IT Executives Focus on IT Preparedness, Struggle in Recruitment

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 28, 2016 — Grant Thornton‘s public sector unit has found that government information technology leaders aim to address challenges in IT infrastructure, management and processes but struggle to recruit new IT professionals, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Monday its two annual surveys show that federal and state IT executives …

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Jim Brady Appointed Grant Thornton COO; Mike McGuire Comments

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Jim Brady, currently managing partner for the Central region at Grant Thornton, has been named chief operating officer of the company. He will oversee Grant Thornton’s public policy team as well as the firm’s Central and East regions and will continue to report to CEO Mike McGuire, Grant Thornton said …

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Linda Miller Joins Grant Thornton as Public Sector Fraud Risk Assessment Practice Director

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Linda Miller, formerly assistant director of forensic audits and investigative service at the Government Accountability Office, has been named a director at Grant Thornton‘s public sector fraud risk assessment practice. She will work with government clients that aim to assess the risk of fraud in their organizations and identify strategies to reduce fraud risk, Grant Thornton said …

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Grant Thornton Vet Stephen Chipman Named Radius CEO; Chris Stone Comments

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Stephen Chipman, former CEO of Grant Thornton, has been appointed CEO of Boston-based global expansion services provider Radius. Radius said Thursday Chipman will succeed Chris Stone, who will continue to serve as a member of the company’s board of directors. Stone said Chipman is expected to help Radius advance its …

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Grant Thornton Moves to New Office in Hartford, Connecticut

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 13, 2016 — Grant Thornton has leased a new office space within the Hartford business district in Connecticut in support of efforts to increase the company’s presence in the state over the next two years, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Wednesday the 7,928-square-foot facility at 90 State House Square includes conference and …

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Grant Thornton Hires Former GAO Official as Managing Director for Public Sector Assurance

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 31, 2016 — Grant Thornton has hired Dianne Guensberg, formerly assistant director of the financial management and assurance team at the Government Accountability Office, as managing director of its public sector assurance practice, GovCon Executive reported Wednesday. The company said Tuesday Guensberg, a certified public accountant, will oversee work with its …

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Bill Johnston Joins Grant Thornton as Advisory Managing Director; Rich LaFleur Comments

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Bill Johnston, a three-decade federal government industry veteran, has joined Grant Thornton as an advisory managing director. Johnston will be based at the company’s McLean, Virginia office and lead the firm’s government contracting industry practice, where he will support government vendors in contracting, accounting, compliance and regulatory matters, Grant Thornton said …

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Grant Thornton Names Vishal Chawla Managing Principal for Cyber Risk Advisory Services

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, February 1, 2016 — Grant Thornton has appointed Vishal Chawla, a former principal at Deloitte‘s risk advisory practice, as managing principal of its cyber risk advisory services unit, GovCon Executive reported Friday. Grant Thornton said Thursday Chawla will be based in Virginia and has previously worked at Oracle‘s …

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Grant Thornton Accredited as FedRAMP 3rd-Party Assessment Org

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, January 29, 2016 — Grant Thornton has received accreditation as a third-party assessment organization for the General Services Administration‘s Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Wednesday the American Association for Laboratory Accreditation administered the 3PAO accreditation process, which enables Grant Thornton to help government …

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Roundup of 2015: A Year Defined by Deals Ends w/ One in Congress & more

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Roundup of 2015 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson (This is the last edition of the Roundup for 2015. Thank you for your readership and participation, have a great Christmas & New Year’s and see you again in 2016.) $15 …

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