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Centri appoints former KPMG managing partner as senior advisor

Jerry Maginnis previously served as the office managing partner for KPMG’s Philadelphia Office for over eight years

Centri Business Consulting, LLC has announced the appointment of Jerry Maginnis as a senior advisor, Strategy and Growth.

The firm said Maginnis will bring his “deep expertise” in accounting, advisory and professional services to consult across the firm’s practices, with a focus on strategy and growth initiatives. He will also provide counsel to senior management and guidance to “foster the continued rapid growth of the organization”.

Maginnis previously served as the office managing partner for KPMG’s Philadelphia Office for over eight years. In this role, he championed the firm’s growth and people initiatives across its Advisory, Audit and Tax businesses. 

Prior to his OMP appointment in 2006, he led KPMG’s Pennsylvania Audit practice for five years. As an audit partner, he focused on serving emerging growth companies, many of whom were venture capital backed and eventually went public. His clients were also active from an M&A standpoint.

Michael Aiello, Centri’s CEO and managing partner said: “We’re thrilled to have Jerry join the team as a Senior Advisor. His depth of experience at KPMG can help us navigate the rapidly changing professional services landscape across the accounting and advisory sector, providing a major benefit for our entire team. 

“Jerry has a proven track record of building great teams and deploying initiatives to help firms innovate. I’m excited that he’s joining us in this advisory capacity and look forward to his contributions to Centri.”

Maginnis said: “I have been impressed with Centri’s rapid growth, unique culture, commitment to technical excellence and focus on providing high quality service to its clients.  I am excited by the opportunity to work with the firm and with the management team as they seek to continuously improve the manner in which they deliver high quality and value-added services to their clients and create outstanding growth opportunities for their people.”

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