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Grant Thornton’s Detroit office admits Ryan Giacolone as new partner

August 13, 2013
DETROIT, Aug. 12, 2013 — Grant Thornton LLP admitted Ryan Giacolone, 34, as Audit partner in the firm’s Detroit office effective Aug. 1.

Partners and principals admitted to the firm are thought leaders who help clients solve problems and achieve quality growth in all aspects of their businesses. These professionals have consistently demonstrated their extraordinary ability to understand and meet the needs of dynamic companies. They have also demonstrated long-term leadership in the accounting profession and the community.

Giacolone, who serves as the Employee Benefit Plan Audit practice leader in the Detroit office, has 13 years of experience in public accounting and has worked with both privately held and publicly traded companies in a variety of industry sectors. He focuses primarily in the areas of manufacturing and financial services.

“Ryan is a proven leader who has demonstrated great value to our dynamic clients and to our firm through his technical expertise and vast knowledge,” said Dan Zittnan, office managing partner of Grant Thornton’s Detroit practice. “Ryan is committed to serving our clients, our profession and our communities with excellence. We are pleased with the value he brings to business, the community and our firm and look forward to his future contributions.”

He received a bachelor’s degree in economics and management from Albion College and is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants and the Junior Achievement Young Professionals Group. He is an active supporter of the Rainbow Connection. Giacolone is a certified public accountant in Michigan.

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