McGladrey LLP, the nation's leading provider of assurance, tax and consulting services focused on the middle market, recently named Craig Radke as the firm's new chairman of the board, replacing Roger Hendren whose term expired Nov. 30, 2013. Additional new board members include Martin (Marty) Brunk, office managing partner for McGladrey's Baltimore office and a member of the firm's Southeast region leadership team, and Bob Jacobson, principal – risk advisory services and consulting leader for McGladrey's West region, each of whom were elected to four-year terms.
"Roger has done a fantastic job of leading our firm's board of directors over the past year," said Joe Adams, managing partner and CEO for McGladrey. "We appreciate the guidance that he and other board members have provided. We look forward to Craig's leadership, and to having Marty and Bob join the board as we continue to progress toward our vision of being the first-choice advisor to middle market leaders."
"Serving as the chairman of McGladrey's board of directors has been educational and rewarding," said Hendren. "I am grateful for the experience, and I am certain that our new board chairman and members will provide strong leadership to guide our firm in achieving its strategic objectives and continuing the tradition of quality, integrity and client service excellence that have been the hallmark of McGladrey for more than 85 years."
"It is an honor to be elected to lead such a dedicated group," said Radke of his new role as chairman. "Our firm's management team and board have a deep understanding of the unique needs and challenges of middle market clients, and I look forward to working with them to help ensure the continued success of our clients, our people and our firm."
Radke is McGladrey's Southeast region assurance leader, Carolina's practice leader and a member of the firm's functional leadership team. He has more than 30 years of experience serving clients in the manufacturing and wholesale distribution sector, as well as the service sector. Radke is also the Carolinas private equity industry team leader. In this role, he oversees the Carolinas private equity group team and works to develop a comprehensive strategy that is aligned with the firm's national strategy to maintain and build relationships with private equity groups and their portfolio companies.
Radke holds a B.S. in business administration (accounting) from Iowa State University, and graduated from the University of Chicago's Graduate School of Business Advisory Program. Upon graduation, he joined McGladrey in Iowa. Radke transferred to the firm's Denver office in 1981, and became a partner in 1982. He transferred to the firm's Charlotte office in 1996.
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