PwC US Announces Two New Partner Promotions in Pittsburgh

PITTSBURGH, PA, July 1, 2014 – PwC US announced today that two professionals from its Pittsburgh office have been admitted into the firm's partnership.

Patrick Forster was admitted as an advisory principal in the health industries practice.  Forster brings over 15 years of experience serving hospitals, health systems and academic medical centers as well as other health related organizations.  His experience includes structuring, planning and leading enterprise transformation projects focused on aligning the people, process and technology initiatives of healthcare organizations with their strategy and vision.  Forster holds a bachelor’s degree in business from Marquette University.

Daniel Webster was admitted as an assurance partner and brings nearly 15 years of diverse public accounting and consulting experience.  His experience includes managing Fortune 500 multi-national engagements as well as a two-year tour in the firm’s national office during which time he specialized in accounting for business combinations. Webster will soon be relocating to Europe for a three-year tour to serve as a US accounting expert for several large multi-national clients.  He received his bachelor’s degree in business administration with a focus on accounting from West Virginia University and an MBA from the University of Notre Dame. Webster is a licensed CPA in Pennsylvania.

“Patrick and Daniel have demonstrated exceptional leadership both in developing our people and in delivering high quality services to help our clients tackle today’s complex business issues,” said Bob McCutcheon, managing partner for PwC’s Pittsburgh office. “We welcome them into the partnership and congratulate these two outstanding professionals on achieving this significant career milestone.”

These two individuals are 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.

The Pittsburgh office operates as part of PwC’s Lake Erie market where seven new partners were admitted this year.

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