Grant Thornton Grows Carolinas Financial Services Advisory Practice

Tom Joseph has joined Chicago-based Grant Thornton LLP (FY13 net revenue of $1.3 billion) as a managing director in the firm’s financial services advisory practice, based in Charlotte, N.C.

Tom Joseph

Tom Joseph

“Tom is a proven leader whose wealth of experience leading growth and transformation initiatives within the financial services industry will be an asset to our dynamic clients throughout the Carolinas region as we continue to expand our practice”

Joseph has nearly 25 years of experience in enhancing business models, growth strategies, cross-functional enterprise business integration, sales and business development and leading new business startups in large Fortune 100 companies, as well as optimizing core operations. In this new role, Joseph’s responsibilities will include supporting the growth of the financial services advisory offerings for the firm’s Carolinas practice, which includes offices in Charlotte and Raleigh, N.C., and Columbia, S.C.

“Tom is a proven leader whose wealth of experience leading growth and transformation initiatives within the financial services industry will be an asset to our dynamic clients throughout the Carolinas region as we continue to expand our practice,” says Dave Wedding, Grant Thornton’s Mid-South MP and chairman of the firm’s partnership board.

Most recently, Joseph served as vice president-client executive within the financial services and banking segment at North Highland Co., leading initiatives related to large, complex delivery programs, business transformation, client strategy and sales/service performance. Previously, he was senior vice president and head of enterprise client management process at Bank of America Corp.