Lippuner will direct financial management advisory services and brings previous leadership experience as a managing associate and collaborator at several companies, Grant Thornton said Friday.
“She co-authored the impactful ‘Managing Public Dollars’ and speaks forcefully at countless events and conferences about the need for better financial and risk management in federal agencies and organizations, ” said Srikant Sastry, managing principal of the global public sector at Grant Thornton.
“Denise can help organizations meet complex and ever-evolving legislative and regulatory requirements, ” said Carlos Otal, managing partner of public sector financial management advisory and audit services.
Other public sector facing executives Lippuner joins at Grant Thornton include:
- Vernon Butler, managing director of the defense strategic business unit
- Clifton Williams, partner, global public sector health care
- Julian Rosenberg, director of government contract services
Lippuner most recently managed IBM’s public sector enterprise information management service area and has also worked at Coopers & Lybrand, Price Waterhouse and PwC.
The certified federal financial manager graduated from Virginia Tech with a bachelor’s degree in accounting.