KPMG names Lisa Daniels Vice Chair of Growth and Strategy

New York, October 11 — KPMG LLP, the U.S. audit, tax and advisory firm, today announced the appointment of Lisa Daniels as Vice Chair of Growth and Strategy for the firm. In this role, Lisa will join the firm’s management committee and focus on ensuring the firm continues to serve its clients with excellence, implementing the firm’s strategy and enhancing its brand in the marketplace.

“Growth and Strategy spans across KPMG’s functional areas of Audit, Tax and Advisory and Lisa’s career includes serving clients while leading teams in each of these practices,” said Paul Knopp, Chair and CEO, KPMG LLP. “As we continue to lean into our multi-disciplinary model and deliver unparalleled service for our clients, Lisa’s deep experience, strategic thinking and total firm approach make her a great leader to carry us forward.”

Over her 29-year career with the firm, Lisa has served clients in a variety of roles across the firm’s three functions. Most recently, she was a Global Lead Partner for a key account in the Technology sector. Previously, Lisa served as Office Managing Partner of Phoenix, Silicon Valley and San Francisco. She embodies the firm’s values as a leader, a mentor, an advocate of women and a champion of diversity, equity and inclusion.

“It is an immense privilege to represent KPMG in this new capacity and engage more closely with the great work of our Growth and Strategy team, including continuing to implement our firm strategy, elevate our brand in the marketplace and deliver our firm promise to our clients,” said Lisa. “I am excited to work alongside the leadership team to continue to transform our firm and build on our long track record of success to better serve our teams, clients and communities.”

Lisa has received numerous accolades, including: Arizona Business Magazine’s “50 Most Influential Women in Arizona Business;” Arizona Business Journal’s “Most Admired Leaders;” San Francisco Business Times’ “2018 Most Influential Women in Bay Area Business;” and she was a CalCPA Women to Watch recipient. She was also selected as one of Great Place to Work’s “2020 All Leadership Award” recipients.

She currently serves on the boards of the California Chamber of Commerce; the San Francisco Ballet; and Women Corporate Directors Foundation.

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