United States

RSM Names Dave Scudder National Wealth Management Leader



RSM US LLP (“RSM”) –  the nation's leading provider of audit, tax and consulting services focused on the middle market – announced today that Dave Scudder has been appointed to serve as national wealth management leader, effective immediately.

In this new role, Scudder will be responsible for driving growth for the wealth management practice and positioning RSM as the preeminent first-choice advisor for middle market leaders’ wealth management needs.

“Dave has filled this position in an interim capacity since this past March,” said Tony Urban, national tax consulting leader at RSM US LLP. “We’re excited that he will be taking on this permanent role and are confident in his ability to successfully lead our wealth management practice. His background and expertise will continue to serve as a tremendous asset for our people and clients in the space.”

Scudder joined the firm in 1986. A former board member, he previously was the managing partner and CEO of McGladrey & Pullen from 2007 to April 2011. Earlier in his career, he was the Great Lakes regional assurance practice leader at the firm.

“I’m proud of the success that our wealth management practice has achieved in 2018,” said Scudder. “As we look ahead to 2019, I’m confident that we will continue to deliver the valuable, trusted wealth advisory services our clients have come to expect from RSM.”

Scudder earned his bachelor’s degree in business from Monmouth College and an MBA in finance from DePaul University. He was a governing board member for the Center For Audit Quality from 2007–2011 and a member of the AICPA’s digital advisory board from 2014–2015. He is based out of the firm’s Schaumburg, IL office. 

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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