CLA Makes Leadership Promotions

IPA 100 firm CLA (CliftonLarsonAllen LLP) (FY21 net revenue of $1.45 billion) has promoted the following 10 professionals to matrix leader roles:

  • Brad Baumann, OMP – Southeast Wisconsin
  • Matt Bone, OMP – New Mexico
  • Tommy Jensen, OMP – Salt Lake City
  • Charles Jones, general counsel
  • Rick Krueger, MP of service — future fund
  • Ty Miller, OMP – Phoenix
  • Drew Murray, OMP – Tucson, Ariz.
  • Bhakti Patel, OMP – Austin, Texas
  • Kelli Roberts, OMP – Winston-Salem, N.C. (Triad)
  • Jenny Wise, MP of industry – professional services

The firm also announced that the following six professionals have been installed in new or expanded diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) roles:

  • Leea Carter – leader of DEI operations
  • Kate Deyle – community engagement leader
  • Kevin Kirsch – director of DEI strategy
  • Mindy Plewacki – executive director of the CLA Foundation
  • Keesha Whitfield – diversity recruiting director
  • Cindy Blake – family and affinity connector

“The world is shifting to horizontal, cross-functional governance, and our leaders need to balance priorities while engaging, empowering and listening to others,” says chief geographic officer Scott Engelbrecht. “We’re celebrating our people taking on new or advanced roles for their willingness to develop new skills for cultivating relationships as a way to enhance our ability to create opportunities for our people, clients and communities.”


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