CINCINNATI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Grant Thornton LLP has named Matthew Jessup as office managing partner for its Cincinnati office. In this role, his primary responsibility is developing Grant Thornton’s business opportunities and relationships in the Cincinnati area.
“Matt is a proven leader and possesses an impressive set of skills and knowledge that will greatly benefit our clients throughout Cincinnati and the surrounding region,” said Bob Taylor, Grant Thornton’s national Audit practice leader. “He brings significant experience in audit engagements and remarkable leadership qualities that will impact our staff, our clients and our entire firm.”
Jessup is assuming the role of Cincinnati office managing partner from Taylor, who recently transitioned to a new role as the firm’s national Audit practice leader and also serves as a member of the firm’s partnership board. Having previously served as Grant Thornton’s Audit practice leader for the Cincinnati office, Jessup has extensive experience in audits of public and private, multi-national companies as well as mergers and acquisitions, and debt and equity offerings for public corporations. He has worked at the firm for more than 15 years.
A certified public accountant (CPA) in Ohio, Jessup is a member of the American Institute of CPAs and Ohio Society of CPAs. He received his bachelor of business administration degree from the University of Cincinnati. Additionally, he serves as the board chairman for Junior Achievement of OKI Partners and as a board member of the Southwest Ohio chapter of JDRF, the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation.
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