McGladrey names Soren Burkhart to lead Technology Consulting in the Southeast Region and National Leader Mobility Services
VIENNA, VA – McGladrey LLP, a leading provider of assurance, tax and consulting services, recently named Soren Burkhart as leader of the Southeast Region technology consulting practice and national leader, mobility services. He is a principal of the firm, working out of McGladrey's Vienna, Va., office.
"Soren's leadership skills and record of accomplishment are great additions to our technology consulting practice," said Brian Becker, national leader of technology consulting and Central Region consulting leader. "He is an outstanding fit to work with our experienced technology professionals and to lead the client conversations that will enable us to continue to provide a superior level of service to our clients, and to help them proactively address the marketplace's growing need for mobility and other cutting-edge services."
Burkhart brings more than 17 years of business and technology consulting experience to his new position. He joins McGladrey from Accenture where, most recently, he served as director of mobility services for federal, state, local and nonprofit customers, helping them improve their profitability and effectiveness through innovative and secure mobile solutions.
Burkhart's experience also includes serving as managing director with HSDC, a software development firm specializing in business intelligence and process automation, and as CIO and senior vice president, business and technology integration with Aloha Airlines. Burkhart also worked as first vice president and head of commercial Internet systems for JP Morgan Chase (previously Bank One) in Chicago and as director of Asia-Pacific operations for Crossworld's Software, a business integration software start-up.
"It's exciting to join McGladrey, which is well-known and respected for serving dynamic, growing companies and governmental nonprofit organizations," said Burkhart. "I look forward to helping our clients meet their strategic goals through technology and to mentoring future McGladrey leaders."
Burkhart earned a B.S. in Computer and Electrical Engineering from Purdue University, and an Executive MBA from Northwestern University's Kellogg School of Management. He has extensive technology training and experience in mobility and security technologies.
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