United States

McGladrey Recognized by AWSCPA for Championing Womens Issues in the Workplace


CHARLOTTE, NC – RSM McGladrey, Inc. and McGladrey & Pullen LLP, which operate under the McGladrey brand as one of the nation's leading providers of assurance, tax and business consulting services, was recently presented with the "Leadership – Lead By Example Award" by the American Women's Society of Certified Public Accountants (AWSCPA) during the organization's 2011 Annual Conference for Women in Accounting luncheon at the Westin in Charlotte, North Carolina.

"We have more than 7,000 employees working from more than 80 offices to serve clients across the country," said Sheri Brillhart, a director with RSM McGladrey, who accepted the award on behalf of the firm. "Currently, nearly 500 of our 3,500 female employees are taking advantage of flexible work options. The real value comes through the dedication and commitment our employees demonstrate when they have the ability – and flexibility – to serve our clients in the way that best suits them and each individual client."

The award was presented by Ivy Defino, national president at AWSCPA, who stated McGladrey is a champion for women's issues in the CPA workplace. "McGladrey values different perspectives offered by people of varying backgrounds," said Defino. "The firm focuses on providing networking opportunities at national and local events, fostering business development skills critical to success, mentoring to provide support and guidance for employees and work/life integration."

About the AWSCPA
The American Woman's Society of Certified Public Accountants (AWSCPA) is a national organization dedicated to serving all women CPAs. The AWSCPA provides a supportive environment and valuable resources for members to achieve their personal and professional goals through various opportunities including leadership, networking and education.

About McGladrey
McGladrey is the brand under which RSM McGladrey, Inc. and McGladrey & Pullen, LLP serve clients' business needs. Together, they rank as the fifth-largest U.S. provider of assurance, tax and consulting services, with 7,000 professionals and associates in more than 80 offices. The two firms operate as separate legal entities in an alternative practice structure. McGladrey & Pullen is a licensed CPA firm that provides assurance services. RSM McGladrey is a leading professional services firm providing tax and consulting services. Both firms are members of RSM International, the sixth-largest global network of independent accounting, tax and consulting firms. For more information join our Facebook fan page at McGladrey News and/or follow us on Twitter @McGladrey.


Terri Andrews
Director, National Public Relations



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