It’s been two years since EY launched its new brand identity, with a purpose-driven mandate of “building a better working world.” The mandate arose out of the firm’s core values and have been tremendously resonant with both clients and employees, says Bob Patton, EY’s Americas Advisory Vice Chairman.
Each year, it seems, the Best Firms to Work For survey is highlighted by a firm that’s making its debut. More times than not, that firm sneaks on the list in the teens, but not this year’s most-notable newcomer. In 2015, that honor goes to KPMG.
CohnReznick’s partnership recently elected Frank P. Longobardi to serve as the Accounting, Tax and Advisory firm’s next CEO. The firm’s strong growth has it currently standing as the 11th largest accounting firm in the U.S., nipping at the heels of Top 10 status. Consulting Magazine recently spoke with Longobardi as he prepares for the CEO role.
Last month, Carl Carande assumed the new role as KPMG’s Vice Chair of Advisory. He takes over the role from Lynne Doughtie, who is now KPMG’s U.S. Chairman and CEO. Carande had been serving as KPMG’s National Managing Partner alongside Doughtie, which should help ensure the transition is a smooth one, he says.
It’s been an active two years since C.E. Andrews took the reins as CEO of MorganFranklin Consulting. The company started its employee-ownership program in earnest and has tirelessly worked to attract and retain a talented and diverse team.