Chicago-based Grant Thornton, an IPA 100 firm, has named Lisa Walkush as national MP of the firm’s industry program. In this new role, Walkush will oversee all strategy and operations for a program that includes of a broad range of more than 15 different industries.
Walkush previously served as national leader of the firm’s life sciences industry practice. She has experience in enterprise program management, customer relationship management and operational excellence, as well as compliance, validation and technology consulting services.
“Lisa is an exceptional leader who understands that every business is facing historic new challenges – not to mention longstanding industry trends that are equally significant,” says CEO Brad Preber. “She is the ideal person to help build industry teams that will deliver Grant Thornton’s unique mix of quality, value and innovation to our clients.”