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Denise Ho Lippuner Joins Grant Thornton’s Public Sector Facing Team as Financial Mgmt Advisory Head

Denise Ho Lippuner
Denise Ho Lippuner

Denise Ho Lippuner, a former IBM (NYSE: IBM) executive, has been appointed partner for the global public sector business at Grant Thornton LLP.

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
  • Stephen Casey, practice director of military health

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.

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