340 – Mike McGuire: CEO Grant Thornton LLP

Mike McGuire is the chief executive officer of Grant Thornton LLP. McGuire has more than 30 years of experience working closely with high-growth, startup and middle-market companies in a variety of industries, including technology, services, construction, manufacturing, venture capital, distribution, retail and franchising. He has significant experience in capital markets transactions ranging from angel investing to initial public offerings. He has advised numerous companies in a variety of industries on M&A strategies, due diligence and deal structure.

With over 8,000 colleagues in 59 offices across the country, Mike’s goal is to help his team deliver to his clients a culture of quality, innovation and collaboration that leads to consistent, high-quality results. Mike believes in the power of curiosity and creativity, and of dedicated, passionate people. This is how Grant Thornton is moving beyond the status quo, and embracing “Status Go” for all those they serve.

During Mike’s 35+ years in the profession, he’s worked with high-growth, startup and middle-market companies in a diverse range of industries. Much of his experience includes capital markets transactions and advisory services on M&A strategies and deal structure. His specialties include advisory, audit, cultural enrichment, technology innovation and leading industry disruption through enterprise-wide transformation.

Through it all Mike has learned that culture is the most important asset for any organization. It’s this near-obsession with building a strong, positive and distinctive culture at Grant Thornton that has allowed them to differentiate, innovate, and transform the accounting profession for the future.

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