McGladrey Names Mike Kirley Great Lakes Regional Leader
CHICAGO, IL – RSM McGladrey, Inc. and McGladrey & Pullen, LLP, leading providers of accounting, tax and consulting services, announced today the selection of Mike Kirley as the firms’ Great Lakes region leader, replacing Joe Adams, who was recently named managing partner of McGladrey & Pullen.
In his new role, Kirley will have responsibility for leading teams focused on serving clients in Illinois, Indiana, Wisconsin and Ohio. The area includes 16 offices and approximately 1500 employees. He will also be a member of the McGladrey Leadership Team.
“Mike has built a deep understanding of our clients’ businesses, aspirations and challenges during his 20-year career with our firms,” said C.E. Andrews, president of RSM McGladrey. “He knows how to use that understanding to help our clients succeed. He will be an outstanding leader.”
Since joining McGladrey & Pullen in 1991, Kirley has held multiple roles including in the national financial institution practice, and serving as chief operating officer and chief enterprise services officer. Most recently, he’s served as the firms’ international client service strategy and growth leader, and has represented RSM McGladrey and McGladrey & Pullen on the RSM International board of directors. Prior to joining McGladrey & Pullen, Kirley worked for a Big Four firm.
Kirley will continue in his international leadership role in addition to his new role as regional client and people leader for Great Lakes. He will be located in Chicago.
“I’m excited to be stepping into a regional role where I will work closely with our professionals who are serving our clients every day. I look forward to personally getting to know the clients and supporting our people to ensure their and our clients’ success,” said Kirley.
Kirley has a Bachelor of Art from Drake University and is a certified public accountant.
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