PwC US Announces Two Partner Promotions in Cleveland

CLEVELAND, Ohio, June 17, 2013 – PwC US announced today two professionals from its Cleveland office will be admitted into the firm's partnership, effective July 1, 2013.

Thorne Matteson will be admitted as a partner in the Deals practice, working on buy-side and sell-side transactions in multiple industries with a heavy focus on the industrial products sector. Matteson brings over 14 years of experience including advising clients on more than 100 transactions for both corporate and private equity clients, in addition to leading engagements in the U.S., Europe, Asia and South America. He is a Certified Public Accountant in Ohio and Michigan and received his bachelor’s degree from Albion College in Albion, Michigan. Matteson is also an active volunteer for Junior Achievement and The United Way in Cleveland.

James (Jim) Manley will be admitted as a state and local tax partner focusing on clients in the manufacturing and utilities industry.  Manley will be relocating to the Cleveland office and brings more than 22 years of experience in income and sales/use taxes, including restructuring, appeals, compliance, transaction analysis and refund analysis.  He also leads several large compliance outsourcing projects for clients in the manufacturing and utilities industries.  Manley is a Certified Public Accountant in Ohio and Michigan and earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration and master’s degree in accounting from the University of Michigan.

“We’re proud to congratulate these outstanding professionals, who each demonstrate exceptional leadership in serving clients, contributing to our local community and living PwC’s values every day,” said Bob Saada, managing partner for PwC’s Lake Erie Market. “I applaud them for achieving this significant career milestone and look forward to their continued contributions to our clients, community and PwC.”

These new partners bring experience to the market in a variety of industries including manufacturing, industrial products and utilities and bring more than three decades of combined experience to the partnership.

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