US Industrial Manufacturing leadership

Bobby Bono, US Industrial Manufacturing Leader

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

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

Lisa Heskett, US Industrial Manufacturing Client Service Advisor

Lisa Heskett
US Industrial Manufacturing Client Service Advisor
Tel: +1 678 419 1960

Lisa is a senior manager in our assurance practice in the Atlanta office. Lisa has more than 16 years of experience working with a broad range of publicly and privately held clients, principally in the industrial products and retail and consumer sectors. Her 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.

Lisa recently completed a tour in our National Professional Services Group. In this role, she worked directly with our partners, engagement teams, and clients advising them regarding technical accounting, reporting and auditing matters related to SEC registered and exempt offerings to help ensure registrant and auditor compliance with authoritative pronouncements on accounting and auditing, in addition to compliance with applicable SEC rules and regulations. Lisa reviewed more than 600 filings, both domestic and international, with a particular focus on Asia. Lisa also was actively involved in both internal and external technical updates on SEC and accounting matters, presenting on webcasts. Lisa was also a member of the AICPA's AU 711 Task Force responsible for clarifying the Statement on Auditing Standards Filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission under the Securities Act of 1933.