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Rob West Named Client Services Director for the McGladrey Delivery Center



McGladrey LLP – the nation's leading provider of assurance, tax and consulting services focused on the middle market – has named Rob West director of client services for the McGladrey Delivery Center (MDC) in Gurgaon, India, effective May 1. West’s appointment to this new role demonstrates further commitment to McGladrey’s strategy of providing offshore capabilities to the firm’s growing client portfolio.

Based in McGladrey’s Irvine, CA, office, West will focus on growing and expanding the MDC’s service capabilities. In addition, he will manage relationships with key McGladrey stakeholders across the firm, and work collaboratively with teams in the United States and India.

“Rob is the right person to champion the services of the MDC,” said Gary Sturisky, national consulting leader and executive chairman of the MDC. “As we continue to scale up, Rob will help the MDC develop new capabilities and continue delivery of exceptional client service, leveraging the power of highly skilled offshore talent to complement the work of our local partners and employees and providing competitively priced services over an extended workday.”

“We’re excited to have Rob join our MDC team,” said Rohit Chandra, MDC executive director. “We believe his vision, enthusiasm and experience will be the catalyst to help us grow and expand the services we provide to clients.” West has been with McGladrey for nine years. Prior to this appointment, he was a director in the firm’s Risk Advisory Services practice. During his career with McGladrey, West has served both public and private companies across a number of industries, and he has extensive experience using the services of the MDC for his clients.

“This is a very exciting opportunity,” said West. “It’s always energizing to help build and grow a business with the goal of helping our clients succeed. The MDC staff of professionals has done great things since opening its doors in 2011, and I’m eager to be part of the team that will take it to the next level.”

West is a Certified Information System Auditor (CISA) and an Information System Audit and Control Associate (ISACA). He holds a Bachelor of Business in accounting and a Master of Business, accounting and information systems, from the University of Missouri.

About the McGladrey Delivery Center
The MDC supports McGladrey U.S. risk advisory, financial advisory, technology and management consulting and assurance engagement teams by providing access to highly skilled professionals for repeatable business processes over an extended business day.

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