John S. Poth

John S. Poth

Private Company Services,
Midwest Region Leader

John Poth is the Midwest Region Leader of the firm’s Private Company Services (PCS) practice and the Market Assurance Leader for the Greater Chicago market. John leads PwC's attest and risk assurance practices in the Chicago, Milwaukee, Des Moines and Peoria offices, which include over 600 professionals. John has served both public and privately-held clients with aggregate annual revenues ranging from less than $200 million to over $8 billion in a wide variety of industry sectors.

Over his career, he has provided all facets of auditing, accounting, and business advisory services to clients including assistance with acquisition and due diligence reviews, financial statement preparation, benchmarking of business processes, corporate governance issues, numerous types of SEC filings, and addressing complex accounting and reporting matters.

John received a B.S. in Accountancy and Finance from Miami University and a Masters of Management from J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management. He is a member of American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Illinois Society of CPAs and the Executives Club of Chicago.