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RSM Poaches Someone From KPMG and Issues a Press Release, Part I

Scott Wilson has more than 15 years of professional experience “helping businesses innovate, transform, and grow.” RSM US was in need of a new audit innovation leader. So it was a match made in heaven, or the cloud, or whatever.

RSM US LLP (“RSM”) – the nation’s leading provider of audit, tax and consulting services focused on the middle market – is pleased to announce the addition of Scott Wilson as audit innovation leader with the firm’s national professional standards group.

In his new role, Wilsona member of RSM’s innovation steering committee, will lead the firm’s efforts to identify new opportunities in which its audit practice can continue to meet clients’ needs in the areas of technology automation, data analysis and artificial intelligence.

Wilson has more than 15 years of experience helping businesses innovate, transform and grow. His areas of focus include digital transformation, corporate strategy and knowledge programs. He previously served in director-level positions with two Big Four firms.

A native of the U.K., where he received his PhD from Cambridge University, Wilson currently lives in San Fransisco. He has written and published several thought leadership articles for publications such as Harvard Business Review, the Wall Street Journal and Forbes.

“Scott brings a wealth of knowledge to RSM,” said Sara Lord, a national audit partner in assurance services with RSM US LLP. “He will be an excellent addition to our team as we continue to enhance our audit innovation process to provide the best possible service to our middle market clients. I am very excited to have him join us as a leader.”

Scott Wilson

Wilson came to RSM from KPMG in San Francisco, where he was a managing director. Before KPMG, Wilson spent about nine years at Deloitte, including a stint where he lead the development and implementation of Deloitte’s U.S. technology, media, and telecommunications industry research and thought leadership strategy, according to his LinkedIn profile.

Since July, RSM has poached people from three of the Big 4 firms (that we know of). It snagged Wilson away from KPMG, and this summer, it did a little talent shopping at Deloitte and PwC.

So let us know when you’re about to poach someone away from Uncle Ernie, OK RSM? OK.