Grant Thornton Names New OMP of Atlanta

J. Wade Weeks

J. Wade Weeks

Chicago-based Grant Thornton (FY14 net revenue of $1.4 billion) has named J. Wade Weeks OMP of its Atlanta practice. In this role, he will lead the firm’s Atlanta office and oversee marketplace growth and talent development.

Weeks has more than 30 years of experience in professional services, with a focus on the retail sector. Most recently, Weeks served as PIC of the firm’s central Florida offices.

“Wade brings a combination of proven leadership skills, vast knowledge and a strong understanding of our dynamic clients’ needs throughout the Atlanta marketplace,” said Dave Wedding, Grant Thornton’s mid-South MP and chairman of the firm’s partnership board.

Weeks’ clients have included a Fortune 100 retailer as well as several national and regional retailers and distributors. He has in-depth experience in public equity and debt offerings, private placement offerings, initial public offerings, going-private transactions and providing SEC compliance services.

Prior to joining Grant Thornton, Weeks spent three decades at Deloitte LLP, where he served in a variety of leadership roles in the Southeast.