United States

RSM Names New Industry Leaders and Liaisons

Changes focus on delivering ‘the power of being understood’ to the middle market



RSM US LLP (“RSM”) – the nation’s leading provider of audit, tax and consulting services focused on the middle market – recently named a number of new and industry leaders and liaisons, with a goal of enhancing the ability of its people to engage in meaningful ways with clients and prospects to deliver ‘the power of being understood.’

Industry leaders will focus on driving excitement and engagement for industry across the firm, helping employees expand their knowledge of their clients’ businesses, advancing the firm’s industry perspective on key middle market issues and building integrated solution sets that present the full depth and breadth of what RSM offers clients and prospects.

“As we look ahead to 2022, our goal is to make industry the force that ignites our people to engage in meaningful ways with clients and prospects to deliver the power of being understood,” said Don Lipari, national industry leader with RSM US LLP. “This includes refining our industry and sector strategy and providing clarity and leadership to execute our strategy; providing industry-specific education, resources and tools to help our people enhance their industry knowledge and build successful careers; building integrated industry solutions to enrich clients’ experiences; and integrating our industry and global strategies to address the global needs of our most internationally active industries.”

The following national industry leaders will be responsible for driving growth and helping build awareness of RSM’s industry capabilities in the marketplace:

Focus industry leaders:

  • Steve Menaker – national leader, industrial products
  • Carol Lapidus – national leader, consumer products
  • Rick Edelheit – national leader, real estate
  • Dan Whelan – national leader, business and professional services
  • Dan Vandenberghe – national leader, health care
  • Jim Greisch – national leader, financial services
  • Steve Ingram – national leader, technology and life sciences
  • Milton Marcotte - national consulting representative, integration of consulting capabilities, industry/sector focus areas and regions

Specialty industry leaders:

  • Bob Billig – national leader, nonprofit
  • Keith Stoneburner and Dwayne Eto – national leaders, gaming and tribal
  • Phil Newman – national leader, private clubs
  • Bob Feldmann – national leader, state and local government

RSM has also created new regional industry liaison roles to ensure the firm’s five regions across the nation are fully connected to its national industry strategy, that they have the tools they need to bring industry expertise to every client relationship, and to serve as liaisons to the national team on regionally focused needs. These individuals are:

Regional industry liaisons:

  • Troy Holland – Great Lakes region
  • Terry Schwartz - West region
  • Jamie Woell - Central region
  • Chris MacKenzie - Northeast region
  • Marty Brunk - Southeast region

“Taking time to understand industry nuances is a game-changer with our clients and for our employees,” said Lipari. “We look forward to bringing our industry strategy to life and further differentiating RSM as the first-choice advisor to the middle market leaders globally.”

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.

RSM US LLP is the U.S. member of RSM International, a global network of independent audit, tax and consulting firms with 51,000 people across 123 countries. For more information, visit rsmus.com, like us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter and/or connect with us on LinkedIn.