PwC Admits New Audit Partner in New Orleans

NEW ORLEANS, July 1, 2014 – PwC US announced today that Todd McPherson has been admitted into the firm’s partnership.

"We're pleased to welcome Todd into the partnership and congratulate him on achieving this important milestone in his career at PwC,” said Kathy Nieland, managing partner of PwC’s New Orleans office. “He understands our clients' key business issues and has the passion and enthusiasm to help them transform their business, all while maintaining a focus on our people and the qualities that make PwC distinctive.  I’m excited for Todd to continue to deliver value to our clients in this new role.”

McPherson will be admitted as an audit partner in the financial services practice, specializing in banking and capital markets.  He brings over 14 years of experience working with both publicly-traded and privately-owned companies in a wide variety of industries, including banking, agribusiness, marine transportation, engineering and construction, mineral exploration and development, telecommunications, and software development.  Notably, he has significant experience consulting on technical accounting issues and transactions including work around commercial and consumer loan portfolios and allowance for loan losses, including application of loss reserve methodologies, as well as investment valuation and impairment.

McPherson earned his bachelor’s of accountancy and master’s of professional accountancy degrees from Mississippi State University and is a CPA licensed in Louisiana, Mississippi and Georgia.

McPherson is among 180 professionals admitted to the US partnership, representing all PwC service lines. The number includes 69 new partners in audit and assurance, 49 in tax, 61 in advisory and one in internal firm services. The new admissions bring PwC's US partnership to more than 2,850 men and women.

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