RSM US has named Peter Brady as the firm’s national financial services leader, effective May 1, succeeding Jim Greisch who will retire in August.
Prior to joining RSM, Brady spent two decades, including 11 as a partner, with a Big Four firm, holding leadership positions in New York, Cleveland and London. With over 30 years of experience, Brady has advised senior executives in the United States, Europe and Asia in the financial services space.
Brady earned a Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical engineering with honors from the University of Edinburgh and a post-graduate diploma in accounting and business finance from Strathclyde University in Glasgow, Scotland.
Don Lipari, national industry leader at RSM, said: “With Peter at the helm of our financial services industry, we are well positioned to continue to serve as first-choice advisors to our financial services clients in the asset management, capital markets, financial institutions, insurance and specialty finance sectors.
“We are grateful to Jim for his strong leadership as national financial services leader and for his help to advance our vision to be the first-choice advisor to middle market leaders globally. He leaves the practice in an extraordinary state, and we’re confident Peter will continue to grow this critical industry practice within key markets.”
Brady, an experienced RSM enterprise leader, most recently served as the head of the firm’s business risk consulting capability, financial services practice for consulting and the firm’s Canadian consulting practice.
Brady added: “It is a privilege and honor to have been selected to lead our financial services practice, which includes a fantastic team of dedicated financial services industry specialists who consistently support our clients with their biggest challenges.
“The Covid-19 pandemic brought about profound changes, and the year ahead will be significant. I look forward to delivering innovative, high-quality solutions to middle market organizations in the financial services space, developing top talent, and making a positive impact in the community.”
Greisch said: “Peter is the right leader to guide our financial services practice into this next chapter and to continue to innovate and embrace change. I am confident he will raise the bar for the industry and lead the practice to even greater success.”