United States

RSM Names Chris Banse National Franchise Leader

NEWS RELEASE

CHICAGO,

RSM US LLP (“RSM”) – the nation’s leading provider of audit, tax and consulting services focused on the middle market – is pleased to announce that Chris Banse has been named as the firm’s national franchise leader.

In his new role, Banse will provide insights to the marketplace about issues and trends affecting franchisors and franchisees. He will also enable retail and restaurant client service teams to provide franchise-specific insights.

“The franchise industry is set up for another year of growth,” said John Nicolopoulos, national retail and restaurant sector leader with RSM US LLP. “Chris’ background and expertise will serve as a tremendous asset as we continue to serve middle market franchise clients and deliver ‘the power of being understood’ to help them navigate this exciting time in the marketplace.”

Banse, an audit partner in Dallas, Texas, has more than 15 years of experience serving retail and restaurant companies. He has a bachelor’s in accounting from the University of Northern Iowa.

“I am excited for this opportunity to lead the franchise team for the firm,” said Banse. “I look forward to working closely with our retail and restaurant industry teams as we continue to successfully serve a growing number of middle market franchises.”

About RSM US
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