US Industrial Manufacturing leadership

Bobby Bono, US Industrial Manufacturing Leader

Bobby Bono
US Industrial Manufacturing Leader
Tel: +1 704 350 7993

Bobby is an assurance partner based in Charlotte. He has served a variety of clients from international, publicly-traded companies to emerging, development stage companies. His experience includes significant involvement with multinational companies and SEC registrants in US GAAP accounting, Sarbanes-Oxley internal control and PCAOB auditing standards, financial reporting, SEC reporting, public registration statements, debt offering and comfort letters. and mergers and acquisitions. He has instructed a variety of technical trainings include revenue recognition, stock compensation, business combinations, and current accounting hot topics.

Bobby spent two years in the PwC national office where he specialized in revenue recognition and stock compensation. In that role, he consulted with engagement teams to help resolve complex accounting issues. He has also been involved with PwC's thought leadership around revenue recognition and stock compensation. Bobby graduated magna cum laude with a B.S. in Accounting from Virginia Tech. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and North Carolina Association of Certified Public Accountants.

Steve Palagyi, US Industrial Manufacturing advisory leader

Steve Palagyi
US Industrial Manufacturing advisory leader

Steve is a principal based in PwC's Dallas office. He has more than 25 years of experience with technology-driven companies. He leads PwC's PRTM Management Consulting - Global Industrial Value Chain. He has implemented major projects in the areas of global supply chain transformation, performance management, lean operations, product development, and new product introduction.

Prior to joining PwC's PRTM Management Consulting, Steve held line management and staff positions at McDonnell Douglas within manufacturing, operations, and engineering.

Steve is a graduate of the University of California at Berkeley with a BS Degree in Manufacturing Engineering. He received an MBA in Strategic Management and International Business from the Peter F. Drucker Management Center at the Claremont Graduate University. Steve has been certified as a Fellow in Production and Inventory Management (CFPIM) by APICS.

Steve has significant experience leading transformational projects for multiple industries, including large-scale systems, industrial equipment, aerospace and defense, electronics, and software.

Brian Vickrey, US Industrial Manufacturing transaction services partner

Brian Vickrey
US Industrial Manufacturing transaction services partner
Tel: +1 (312) 298 2930

Brian has directly consulted on over 500 transactions during his 20 years working exclusively in M&A related activities. Brian’s experience has been focused on industrial and consumer products industries where he has provided due diligence, structuring, purchase contract review, sell side assistance and M&A dispute resolution services for both public and private clients. In addition to his involvement in domestic transactions, Brian has also been an integral member of cross-border acquisition teams that have completed transactions in numerous countries including China, Brazil, Mexico, United Kingdom, Spain, Netherlands, Australia, Germany, Italy, Israel, Poland, Sweden, France and the Czech Republic.

In addition to acquisitions and divestitures, Brian has been involved on other corporate finance related transactions including initial public offerings, secondary offerings and public debt offerings. Brian’s experience includes billion dollar+ transactions as well as smaller private transactions.

Brian has been with PwC since 1985 and he joined the Transaction Services Group in 1990. Brian is the US Transaction Services leader for the Industrial Products sector.

Keith Rymer, US Industrial Manufacturing Tax Leader

Keith Rymer
US Industrial Manufacturing Tax Leader
Tel: +1 267 330 3481