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McGladrey Names New Leaders in Minneapolis, Charlotte and Elkhart, IN

Lamkin, Gerardi and White to lead national human resources, marketing and business development


MINNEAPOLIS – (February 7, 2011) – McGladrey & Pullen, LLP, which operates under the McGladrey brand as the nation's fifth largest provider of assurance, tax and consulting services, recently announced three new national leaders:

  • Katie Lamkin (Bloomington, MN) – National Human Resources Leader – Lamkin has held various HR roles at McGladrey for the last 11 years, most recently serving as senior director of human resources operations and a member of the HR leadership team. She has more than 20 years of human resources experience, including compensation, benefits, payroll, HRIS, employee relations, talent development and organizational design. As national HR leader, Lamkin will partner with senior leadership to execute solutions that create a compelling employee experience and engage our talent to successfully drive our firm's strategy. Lamkin has a B.A. in international business from the University of St. Thomas.

  • Bob Gerardi (Charlotte, NC) – National Marketing Leader – Gerardi rejoins McGladrey's marketing team after serving as chief business process and technology officer for the last four years. Prior to that, he spent two years as senior vice president of total quality management and chief of staff for McGladrey's chief marketing officer. As national marketing leader, Gerardi will be responsible for overseeing all of the firm's marketing-related activities, including market definition/understanding, market planning, marketing strategy, brand management and marketing/sales integration and support. Gerardi has a B.S. degree in electrical engineering from Rochester Institute of Technology, a M.S. in electrical engineering from Syracuse University, and a master's degree in product development from Rochester Institute of Technology.

  • Whitney White (Elkhart, IN) – National Business Development Leader – White has served as McGladrey's national senior director of sales strategy for the last three years. Prior to that, she spent two years as the Southeast regional business development leader and three years as a business developer in the Great Lakes region. White also has 15 years of experience in client service in public accounting. White will work with the firm's regional managing partners, regional business development leaders, line of business leaders, industry leaders and others to ensure alignment of the business development function with the firm's growth strategy. White has a B.A. in accounting from Manchester College.

"Katie, Bob and Whitney have a deep understanding of McGladrey's internal and external clients," said Mike Kirley, chief operating officer for McGladrey. "From helping position McGladrey in the marketplace, to growing our client base, to attracting and developing top talent to provide quality services, these leaders will play a crucial role in future growth and success of both our clients and our firm."

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Terri Andrews
Director, National Public Relations



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