October 24, 2021

Promotion Watch ’21: KPMG US Admits 170 New Partners

The partnership at KPMG grew by 170 people earlier this month, as 120 men and 50 women were outfitted with new golf attire before being handed keys to the club by Chair and CEO Paul Knopp and Deputy Chair and COO Laura Newinski.

This latest class of new partners (for FY 2022) is larger than FY 2021’s and FY 2020’s by 43% and 23%, respectively.

Advisory has the most new Klynveldian partners, followed by tax and audit. Here’s the breakdown by service line and/or function:

  • Advisory: 63
  • Tax: 53
  • Audit: 35
  • Audit Quality & Professional Practice: 4
  • Risk Management: 4
  • Digital Nexus: 3
  • Technology Assurance: 3
  • Growth & Strategy: 2
  • Human Resources: 1
  • Legal, Regulatory & Compliance: 1
  • Operations: 1

Here are the names of the newest partners at KPMG:

  • Neam Ahmed, Advisory
  • Tony Alejo, Advisory
  • George Allen, Advisory
  • Yatin Anand, Advisory
  • Brandon M. Andres, Tax
  • Shant Arakelian, Tax
  • Sean M. Austin, Tax
  • Melanie Nael Baraquio, Advisory
  • Charlotte A. Beaty, Tax
  • James Bell, Tax
  • Damon P. Bender, Risk Management – Tax
  • Anthony R. Berceau, Tax
  • Mentor Berisha, Audit
  • Harvi Bhatia, Advisory
  • Jeremy Blocher, Tax
  • James Brannan, Advisory
  • Darcy Dangler Brumley, Advisory
  • Cameron Burke, Advisory
  • Joseph Burke, Audit
  • James Bushnell, Advisory
  • Jared A. Byers, Advisory
  • Ben Cella, Tax
  • Matthieu Chabelard, Advisory
  • Matthew Chance, Audit
  • Amy Chapman, Tax
  • Carolyn Cronin, Risk Management – Independence
  • Stuart Cullum, Advisory
  • Thomas A. Czyz Jr., Audit
  • Bruce R. DeMyer Jr., Tax
  • Saurabh Dhanuka, Tax
  • Joe Dineen, Advisory
  • Stephen Dwyer, Audit
  • David Edick, Tax
  • Catherine M. Ehrman, Audit
  • Mary Eich, Advisory
  • Brian D. Eike, Audit
  • Emeka Elenwune, Audit
  • Kristin Essary, Tax
  • Jim Eubanks, Tax
  • Becky Favelyukis, Growth & Strategy
  • Christopher Finley, Audit
  • Neil S. Fishman, Tax
  • Megan Fitzsimmons, Tax
  • Clay Gaitskill, Advisory
  • Tom Gangi, Tax
  • Kulwinder Gill, Audit
  • John Gitas, Advisory
  • Jennifer Gray, Audit
  • Jay Green, Audit
  • Thomas Griffin, Advisory
  • Meredith Guelbert, Growth & Strategy
  • Mike Guernsey, Audit
  • Tom Hackemer, Digital Nexus
  • Ashley M. Hall, Tax
  • Ashlee Harmon, Audit
  • Thomas Haslam, Advisory
  • Denise Hester, Advisory
  • Erik Hiller, Audit
  • Philip Hoskins, Advisory
  • Michael Sterling Hoyt, Tax
  • Pete Irwin, Advisory
  • Scott Jackson, Tax
  • Andrew D. Jacober, Audit
  • Dana Schuller Jones, Audit
  • Patrick S. Kessler, Tax
  • Faith Kim, Risk Management – Independence
  • Jina Kim, Tax
  • Brad Kinder, Tax
  • Nicole Kirk, Tax
  • Tylor Klein, Tax
  • Hide Kojima, Advisory
  • Raj Konduru, Advisory
  • Craig W. Koprowski, Tax
  • Daniel Kotnik, Risk Management – Independence
  • Allison Laird, Tax
  • Kerry Lander, Audit
  • Jason LaRue, Human Resources
  • Cristen Lawton, Audit
  • Brian J. Leegan, Tax
  • Daniel J. Lerew, Audit
  • Jessica Libby, Tax
  • Jonathan M. Liechty, Audit
  • Jessica Lin, Advisory
  • Andrew Lindsay, Advisory
  • Scott F. Lipsey, Tax
  • Sizhe Liu, Audit
  • Candice Lockhart, Advisory
  • Jesse Loscalzo, Advisory
  • Steve Lyell, Tax
  • Mark A. Maitland, Advisory
  • Becky Mann, Operations – Internal Audit
  • Kelly Markgraf, Advisory
  • Nataly Marks, Advisory
  • Thomas Matteo, Advisory
  • Ryan McCullough, Audit
  • Matt McNeill, Tax
  • Michael Mehanna, Tax
  • Peter C. Meisel, Tax
  • Rachelle Michaelson, Tax
  • Justin Miller, Audit Quality & Professional Practice
  • Kellie Marie Miller, Audit
  • Elizabeth C. Ming, Audit
  • Risa Morrison, Audit
  • Jodi D. Morton, Digital Nexus
  • Sarat Mynampati, Advisory
  • Shashank Naik, Advisory
  • Linda Ng, Tax
  • Chris Novoa, Tax
  • Daniel O’Connor, Advisory
  • Kerrey Olden, Audit
  • Kristen E. Ortuso, Tax
  • Alex Paik, Advisory
  • Raj Patel, Tax
  • Lauren Peach, Audit Quality & Professional Practice
  • Jennifer Plotnick, Audit
  • Matthew Posid, Digital Nexus
  • Anurag Rai, Advisory
  • Rohit Ravindran, Advisory
  • Amit Ringshia, Tax
  • Kristen Rogers, Tax
  • Daniel Rosen, Tax
  • Lauren D. Ruff, Legal, Regulatory & Compliance
  • Subash Samuels, Advisory
  • Rajesh Santhanam, Advisory
  • Mike Sawyer, Audit
  • Michael Scherer, Advisory
  • Julie Schrecengost, Tax
  • Greg Seerveld, Audit
  • Brian Seidler, Advisory
  • Kristy Serviss, Advisory
  • Ronald Seymore, Advisory
  • Hemal Shah, Advisory
  • James Shatz, Tax
  • Arjun Sikka, Tax
  • Dinesh Sinniah, Tax
  • Brian Sipes, Advisory
  • Anthony Skoda, Audit
  • Kimberly Sorensen, Advisory
  • Housmane Sow, Audit Quality & Professional Practice
  • George Spakouris, Advisory
  • Rebekah Spuler, Tax
  • Ian P. Sterling, Advisory
  • Vijay Subramanyam, Advisory
  • Lyna Sun, Advisory
  • Cameron Taheri, Tax
  • Edward Teng, Audit
  • Ivan Teodorovic, Advisory
  • Tina A. Thukalil, Advisory
  • Thomas Trochanowski, Technology Assurance – Audit
  • D. Jonathan Turner, Tax
  • Jakub Valkoun, Tax
  • Eveline van Beek, Advisory
  • Bill Vannelli, Tax
  • Anshul Varma, Advisory
  • Eric Vatinyan, Tax
  • Satish Vemuri, Technology Assurance – Audit
  • Felix Verdigets, Advisory
  • Dan Vo, Audit
  • Jin Wang, Advisory
  • Michael Watt, Advisory
  • Michelle Welck, Tax
  • Grant Willmott, Advisory
  • Rob Wilson, Audit
  • Franklin Wimer, Audit
  • Joshua Winer, Advisory
  • Nicholas Wozny, Technology Assurance – Audit
  • David Yates, Audit Quality & Professional Practice
  • Brian Yeager, Advisory
  • David York, Advisory
  • Abid Zaim, Advisory

Kongratulations to all!

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