PwC US has announced that Dana Mcilwain, PwC Vice Chairman and Leader of the firm's U.S. Advisory practice, has been honored by Consulting magazine in its annual listing of the "Top 25 Consultants" for 2011. Mr. Mcilwain, who heads a team of 6,000 professionals, was recognized for excellence in Leadership.
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"Dana has demonstrated exemplary leadership in his commitment to bring value to our clients, to attract and retain the best people in the business, and to deliver quality services that meet client needs and provide our people with increased opportunities for teamwork and professional development," said Bob Moritz, PwC U.S. Chairman and Senior Partner. "We congratulate Dana for his exceptional work and continued dedication to high-quality client service."
Named partner in 1996, Mr. Mcilwain has been with PwC for more than 25 years. Prior to being asked to lead the U.S. Advisory practice, he was the New York Metro and East Region Advisory Leader. Before taking on his firm-wide leadership role in 2009, Mr. Mcilwain was elected by the partnership to serve as a member of the U.S. firm's Board of Partners and Principals.
"I'm proud to be leading a team of highly talented professionals and pleased to receive this recognition from Consulting magazine," said Dana Mcilwain. "This award exemplifies the important work we do on behalf of our clients and the high caliber of our Advisory team."
Mr. Mcilwain is a C.P.A. and holds a B.S. in Management with a concentration in Accounting from Tulane University. He is the Treasurer and Chair of the Finance Committee for the American Red Cross of Greater New York, of which he also serves as Board and Executive Committee Member.
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