Grant Thornton Appoints Bishop as Audit Partner

Bill Bishop

Bill Bishop

Chicago-based Grant Thornton LLP (FY13 net revenue of $1.3 billion) admitted Bill Bishop as audit partner in the firm’s Atlanta office effective Aug. 1. Across the firm, Grant Thornton admitted 32 new partners and principals and promoted 21 professionals to managing director.

“Bill has demonstrated extraordinary leadership skills, a track record of success as measured against the firm’s strategic drivers and a genuine dedication to living Grant Thornton’s global values,” says Mike Stokke, OMP of Grant Thornton’s Atlanta practice.

Bishop joined Grant Thornton in 2002 and has spent his entire career with the firm. Serving both public and private companies, his experience includes providing assurance services to diverse industry groups such as franchising, retail and technology clients; assisting clients with implementation of complex accounting issues, specializing in purchase accounting; identifying internal control weaknesses and recommending suggestions for corrective action; and assisting companies with meeting the registration and filing requirements of the SEC.