RSM McGladrey President CE Andrews Announces Leadership Team
Chicago, IL - Feb. 18, 2010 – C.E. Andrews, president and chief operating officer of RSM McGladrey Inc., one of the nation’s leading accounting, tax and business consulting firms, today announced the firm’s new senior leadership team.
“Since joining RSM McGladrey, I have spent the past six months traveling throughout the firm speaking to employees and clients, which provided me the opportunity to assess what I see as the next steps in our long, proud history,” Andrews said. “Our firm is made up of very talented people who are dedicated to delivering world-class client service every day. One of the greatest opportunities we have is to bring together our collective talents, scale and power into a truly national firm intensely focused on clients and the marketplace. Our new leadership team is the first step in that journey, and I am confident that this team has the skills needed to ensure the firm’s – and our clients’ – continued success.”
Andrews has streamlined the firm’s senior leadership team by combining formerly separate executive and operations teams. With this action, he has assumed the additional role of chief operating officer. The new McGladrey Leadership Team includes:
Joe Adams, Clients & People Leader – Great Lakes Markets
Jim Kadavy, Clients & People Leader – Great Plains & Western Markets
Johnnie James, Clients & People Leader – Eastern Markets
Adams, Kadavy and James will have responsibility for client service, client creation and people development in their respective markets.
Mike Stokke was named Client Service Strategy & Delivery – National Leader. Stokke will be responsible for leading the development and execution of RSM McGladrey’s strategy for the tax and consulting lines of business, for an enhanced industry focus and for the firm’s overall integrated client service approach.
Kimpa Moss has been named Internal Client Service & People – National Leader, and will have responsibility for Human Resources, Sales and Marketing, Information Technology and partner and managing director matters.
Peter Fontaine will continue as General Counsel.
Rene Ordogne has been named Chief Financial & Operations Officer. He currently is the firm’s chief financial officer and will assume an expanded role of operations officer.
Dave Scudder, Managing Partner of McGladrey & Pullen, a partner-owned CPA firm that operates in an alternative structure practice with RSM McGladrey, will become an actively participating member of the McGladrey Leadership Team. In addition to his current responsibilities, Scudder, who reports to the M&P Board, will continue to lead the development and execution of McGladrey & Pullen’s strategy for the assurance practice, and will work closely with Stokke on ensuring the success of the enhanced industry focus and integrated client service approach.
About RSM McGladrey
RSM McGladrey is a leading professional services firm providing accounting, tax and business consulting. RSM McGladrey operates in an alternative practice structure with McGladrey & Pullen, LLP, a partner-owned CPA firm that delivers audit and attest services. Through separate and independent legal entities, they work together to serve clients’ business needs. Together, the companies rank as the fifth largest U.S. provider of accounting, tax and business consulting services (source: Accounting Today), with 7,000 professionals and associates in nearly 90 offices. RSM McGladrey and McGladrey & Pullen LLP are member firms of RSM International, an affiliation of independent accounting and consulting firms.