PwC US Announces 11 Partner Promotions in Chicago

CHICAGO, June 16, 2014 – PwC US announced today that 11 professionals from its Chicago office will be admitted into the firm's partnership, effective July 1, 2014.

Their names, lines of service, and primary area or industry of focus are as follows:

Andy Davet Tax Partner State and Local Tax
     
Lou DeFalco Assurance Partner Financial Services Asset Management
     
Chris Dimuzio Advisory Principal Product & Services Industries
     
David Fijol Tax Principal Transfer Pricing
     
Michael Horton Assurance Principal Risk Assurance
     
Kristin Krogstie Assurance Partner Retail & Consumer
     
Daniel Lobatto Tax Principal Financial Services, ITS
     
Eric Matrejek Advisory Principal Forensic Services
     
Tom Ouimette Assurance Partner Transaction Services, Capital Markets & Accounting Advisory Services
     
Andrya Smith Assurance Partner Financial Services
     
Daniel Swiggett Assurance Partner Automotive

“On behalf of PwC’s Chicago market, we congratulate these 11 individuals on achieving a significant career milestone within the firm,” said Jim Kolar, managing partner for PwC’s Greater Chicago Market. “PwC has been active in the Chicago business community for decades, and our growth is an output of our professionals consistently providing the ‘PwC experience’ to our clients.  We’re excited to see these leaders further grow and strengthen their commitment to our firm, our clients and the Chicago community.”

These new partners and principals bring decades of combined experience to the market across multiple industries, such as forensics, retail and consumer, financial services, automotive and capital markets, among others. They are among 180 professionals admitted to the U.S. 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 U.S. partnership to more than 2,850 men and women.

 

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