RSM US has announced the appointment of Bill Bijesse to family office tax principal.
In his new role, Bijesse will help grow RSM’s global family office practice and establish go-to-market strategies across tax, audit and consulting lines of business.
He will focus on best practices, governance, business development and relationship management across the enterprise.
Bijesse has more than 25 years of experience advising many of the world’s leading family offices. In past roles as a chief investment officer and a family office specialist, he helped identify best practices in family office operating procedures, family governance and investing for family offices.
His experience includes serving billionaire family offices, establishing family office best practices, connecting family office leaders, and identifying leading service providers globally.
His “extensive” network includes national and regional family office leadership, centers of innovation and family office collaboration groups.
Tony Wood, national enterprise leader for family office with RSM US, said: “Bill is an important addition to the family office enterprise team. He has served as a trusted advisor to many of the leading family offices in the world throughout his 25-year career, and he brings unique credibility in the family office market.
“Bill’s global family office leadership network and his perspective on best practices and operating excellence for family offices will be a catalyst to our goal of becoming the market leader in this elite space.”
Bijesse earned his bachelor’s degree in engineering from the United States Military Academy. After his active duty military service, he earned an MBA with a focus on investment management from Harvard Business School.
Commenting on his new position, Bijesse said. “I am thrilled to work closely with Tony, and to be part of the RSM family. I’ve spent most of my career as a trusted advisor to many of the world’s leading family offices, and I know RSM has the team, technology and culture to be the first choice advisor to family offices.”