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Grant Thornton names Greg Westfall as New York City Office Managing Principal

January 3, 2019

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan 3, 2019--Grant Thornton LLP has named Greg Westfall as the New York City office managing principal.

“Greg is a driving force in our New York office, and we are delighted to announce his new role as office managing principal,” said David Platt, Grant Thornton’s Northeast region managing partner. “His dynamic leadership style and close connections with our clients, our people and the community at-large in New York will help our office continue to grow.”

Westfall joined Grant Thornton in 2010 and has served as assistant managing principal for Industries and Markets in the Northeast where he was responsible for developing and executing Grant Thornton’s strategic industry plans to drive revenue growth across all service lines. He is also a principal in the Forensic Advisory Services practice where he specializes in assisting companies, as well as their in-house and outside counsel, with investigations, forensic accounting matters and complex commercial disputes. Westfall has been retained as an expert in accounting investigations and financial damages. He has significant experience reporting to executive management, boards of directors, auditors, and in-house and outside counsel. Westfall has also reported to the FBI and DOJ in connection with accounting investigations.

Westfall received his MBA from New York University and his bachelor’s degree from the College of William and Mary, where he currently serves on its Annual Giving Board. He also serves as a volunteer financial and accounting specialist for Her Justice. Westfall is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) charterholder and member of the CFA Institute and the New York Society of Security Analysts.

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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