PHILADELPHIA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Judd Wright has joined Grant Thornton LLP 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 managing partner.
“Judd brings to Grant Thornton a combination of proven leadership skills, vast knowledge and a strong understanding of our dynamic clients’ needs throughout the Philadelphia region,” added Sean Denham, Grant Thornton’s Philadelphia office managing partner. “His arrival reinforces our commitment to the continued growth of the firm’s Philadelphia office.”
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.
Wright is a certified public accountant in Pennsylvania and Delaware and is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. He received a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Susquehanna University.
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