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Jonathan Eaton Named Grant Thornton Supply Chain Mgmt Practice Leader

Jonathan Eaton, formerly a vice president and industry supply chain partner at Chainalytics, has joined Grant Thornton as leader of the professional services firm’s national supply chain management. Grant Thornton said Tuesday Eaton will oversee a portfolio of strategy, transformation,  demand and supply planning, procurement, analytics, transportation, visibility and network optimization service offerings in …

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DFAS Taps Grant Thornton, Cotton & Co. for Military Command Audit Services

The Defense Finance Accounting Service has awarded a $29.2 million contract to Grant Thornton and a $24.6 million contract to Cotton & Co. to respectively provide general fund and working capital fund audit services to the U.S. Special Operations Command and the U.S. Transportation Command. Each labor-hour contract has 19 base months and three one-year options, the …

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Scott King: Grant Thornton’s New Austin Office to Support Public Sector Clients

Grant Thornton opened a new office on Thursday at 111 Congress Avenue in Austin, Texas. The office is designed to feature multipurpose space, conference and team rooms, audiovisual functions and collaborative technologies, Grant Thornton said Thursday. Scott King, national managing principal of Grant Thornton’s state and local public sector practice, said the new facility will help …

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IBM Vet John Lainhart Named Senior Strategist at Grant Thornton’s Cyber Risk Advisory Practice

John Lainhart, a former leader of the U.S. public sector cybersecurity and privacy group at IBM, has been appointed as senior strategist at Grant Thornton‘s cyber risk advisory practice. He will oversee the development of cybersecurity offerings for the public sector in his new position, Grant Thornton said Thursday. “It’s essential for agencies to invest …

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Grant Thornton-HSDBC Study: Next Administration Should Build on DHS ‘Unity of Effort’ Program

A new report by Grant Thornton and the Homeland Security & Defense Business Council says industry and government executives want the next administration to build on the Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson’s Unity of Effort initiative to help streamline management across the homeland security enterprise. Grant Thornton’s public sector business and HSDBC …

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Grant Thornton: Gov’t CIOs Face Challenges in IT Workforce, Management, Processes

Grant Thornton‘s public sector business has released two annual surveys that show government information technology executives want to boost IT workforce recruitment and address challenges in IT infrastructure, management and processes. The advisory firm said Monday its Delivering Results While Preparing for Transition survey focused on 41 federal agency CIOs and other …

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Grant Thornton Joins HITRUST Network to Implement Healthcare Industry Standards

The nonprofit Health Information Trust Alliance has designated Grant Thornton as a HITRUST CSF Assessor to help promote information security and privacy standards for the healthcare industry. Grant Thornton said Tuesday that designation grants the firm authority to offer services through the HITRUST CSF privacy and security framework designed to help address healthcare organizations’ security, privacy …

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Grant Thornton Moves Hartford, Conn. Office to Downtown Location; Frank Kurre Comments

Grant Thornton has transferred its Hartford operations in Connecticut from an office building at 175 Capital Blvd. to a leased space at 90 State House Square located within the city’s primary business district. The company said Wednesday its new 7,928-square-foot facility in downtown Hartford features conference and team rooms with audiovisual and video conferencing systems. Frank Kurre, …

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GAO Vet Dianne Guensberg Joins Grant Thornton as Public Sector Assurance Practice Managing Director; Carlos Otal Comments

Dianne Guensberg, a 36-year veteran of the Government Accountability Office, has been appointed managing director of the public sector assurance practice at consulting and audit services firm Grant Thornton. Guensberg will work with the firm’s audit clients in government, Grant Thornton said Tuesday. “She brings more than 30 years of experience at GAO, a …

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Grant Thornton’s Mark Scoles Joins FASB Emerging Issues Task Force

The Financial Accounting Standards Board has appointed Mark Scoles, a partner-in-charge at Grant Thornton‘s accounting principles group, to its Emerging Issues Task Force. FASB is an independent nonprofit organization in the private sector that establishes accounting and reporting standards for companies and organizations that follow Generally Accepted Accounting Principles. Scoles will assume …

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