Jim Flanagan is the Vice Chairman and US Managing Partner focused on identifying and maximizing PwC's operational strengths, creating an enhanced experience for employees, and developing stronger relationships with stakeholders.
He previously served as Vice Chairman, Client Service, for markets in the East Region of the United States. In this role, he is responsible for the development of committed relationships between clients and our firm for a broad range of assurance, tax, and advisory services.
Jim brings over 33 years of client service and PwC leadership experience. His experience includes 16 years in our Transaction Services practice (M&A business), having been involved with it from its inception in 1989. Jim led the practice for five years until becoming the US Leader of the PwC Financial Services practice in 2006. In this role, Jim oversaw the Banking and Capital markets, Insurance, and Asset Management sectors. He was actively involved with the PwC global financial services leadership team as well as the US firm’s audit leadership team.
Currently Jim is a Board member of The Ronald McDonald House of New York. He has also been actively involved in Junior Achievement for many years. He attended the Leadership in Professional Services Firms Program at Harvard, and the Understanding Clients Strategic Agenda program at INSEAD.