Judd Wright Joins Grant Thornton as a Managing Director

Judd Wright

Judd Wright

Judd Wright has joined Chicago-based Grant Thornton (FY14 net revenue of $1.4 billion) as a managing director in the firm’s audit practice, based in Philadelphia. In this role, he will serve clients in the asset management industry throughout the Atlantic Coast region.

Wright has nearly 15 years of experience in the financial services industry. He specializes in auditing entities within the asset management sector focusing on alternative funds, registered funds, investment managers, broker-dealers and Global Investment Performance Standards (GIPS) verifications.

“Judd’s extensive experience, particularly in the asset management industry, will play a key role in continuing to expand the capabilities of our audit practice in the Atlantic Coast market,” said Jamie Fowler, Grant Thornton’s Atlantic Coast MP.

Prior to joining Grant Thornton, Wright served as a senior audit manager at another large accounting firm. There, he focused on auditing registered and non-registered investment companies, investment advisors, and other financial services industry entities as well as performing GIPS verifications for advisors.