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Kim O’Connor named Grant Thornton’s Boston Office Managing Partner

January 10, 2019

BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan 10, 2019--Grant Thornton LLP has named Kim O’Connor as the office managing partner in Boston.

“New England is a dynamic market that is well-positioned for continued growth across all of our service lines,” said David Platt, Northeast regional managing partner at Grant Thornton LLP. “Kim’s passion for growing our practice across New England and sincere interest in our people make her the perfect leader for our Boston office.”

O’Connor joined Grant Thornton in 2004. As an assurance partner, she specializes in working with public and private international companies in the life sciences and consumer industrial products industries. She serves as a relationship partner to many clients, ensuring Grant Thornton is creating innovative solutions, and helping clients stay ahead of shifting complexities as they grow.

In addition to her client work, O’Connor is passionate about people and culture. She has served on numerous national committees and business resource groups in her tenure at Grant Thornton – helping define and support the firm’s collaborative culture and related employee programs. She has also led dozens of leadership workshops for clients, prospective clients and employees.

Prior to joining Grant Thornton, O’Connor spent 16 years at a large professional services firm, serving as both an audit and consulting partner. She is a certified public accountant (CPA) in Massachusetts and Pennsylvania, and a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA). She is a recipient of the Elijah Watt Sells Award, which recognizes outstanding performance on the Uniform CPA Examination® by the AICPA, and she received her bachelor’s degree in economics from the Wharton School.

About Grant Thornton LLP

Founded in Chicago in 1924, Grant Thornton LLP (Grant Thornton) is the U.S. member firm of Grant Thornton International Ltd, one of the world’s leading organizations of independent audit, tax and advisory firms. Grant Thornton, which has revenues in excess of $1.8 billion and operates 58 offices, works with a broad range of dynamic publicly and privately held companies, government agencies, financial institutions, and civic and religious organizations.

“Grant Thornton” refers to Grant Thornton LLP, the U.S. member firm of Grant Thornton International Ltd (GTIL). GTIL and the member firms are not a worldwide partnership. Services are delivered by the member firms. GTIL and its member firms are not agents of, and do not obligate, one another and are not liable for one another’s acts or omissions. Please see grantthornton.com for further details.

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