RSM McGladrey Names New President

H&R Block has named Charles Elliott “C. E.” Andrews president of its wholly owned business services subsidiary, RSM McGladrey, effective June 29, 2009. Andrews joins the firm after recently serving as president of Sallie Mae  following a 29-year career with Arthur Andersen. 

Andrews replaces Steve Tait, who resigned effective April 30. Tait served as president since 2003. Andrews will have a base of operations in both Chicago and Washington.

 C. E. will lead efforts to further build the McGladrey brand, increase our ability to attract and retain talent, and increase our share among firms in the middle market,” says Russ Smyth, president and chief executive officer of Block.

 The firm  also named Randy Matz to National Managing Director to lead its Wealth Management business, effective July 31. Matz will replace David Pierce, who is retiring.