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RSM US LLP (“RSM”) – the nation’s leading provider of audit, tax and consulting services focused on the middle market – announced today that Sergio de la Fe, Jr., has been named chair of its board of directors, effective September 1. de la Fe succeeds E.J. Nedder who has served as chair since Dec. 1, 2017 and is transitioning off the board after being named the firm’s national tax leader.
“I am grateful to E.J. for his strong leadership as RSM’s board chair. He helped us continue to advance our vision to be the first-choice advisor to middle market leaders globally with a particular focus on advancing technology and innovation,” said Joe Adams, managing partner and CEO of RSM US LLP. “I am confident Sergio will be another highly effective chair. He has a vast understanding of the issues and opportunities facing the middle market, a keen grasp of our firm and strong relationships with our people and our clients. I’m looking forward to working with Sergio in his new role.”
de la Fe was selected by a vote of the members of the RSM US LLP Board of Directors to complete the remaining three months of Nedder’s term and to serve a one-year term beginning Dec. 1, 2018.
“I am honored to have been selected by my partners and fellow board members for this important role, and would like to thank and congratulate E.J. for his very successful and outstanding service as chair,” said de la Fe. “I look forward to continuing the momentum started by E.J. on technology and innovation and working with CEO Joe Adams, our partners, people and clients to continue to build on our already strong vision to be first choice advisors to middle market leaders globally. Our focus on leveraging our outstanding culture of collaboration to deliver the power of being understood to clients and the power of being you to encourage the diverse perspectives of our people continues to be a significant differentiator for our firm.”
de la Fe is a CPA with more than 28 years of experience serving a variety of clients, with a specialization in helping middle market companies with complex business issues. He has experience in the areas of financial reporting, accounting processes, financial reporting controls, ERP systems, internal audit, risk, compliance, project management and other advisory services. Sergio has also served as the co-leader and co-founder of our ¡HOLA! employee network group.
de la Fe earned a Bachelor of Accounting degree from Florida International University. He is a member of the Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and Institute of Internal Auditors.
de la Fe is located in RSM’s Miami, Florida office at 801 Brickell Avenue.
RSM’s purpose is to deliver the power of being understood to our clients, colleagues and communities through world-class audit, tax and consulting services focused on middle market businesses. The clients we serve are the engine of global commerce and economic growth, and we are focused on developing leading professionals and services to meet their evolving needs in today’s ever-changing business environment.
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