Promotion Watch ’19: PwC Admits 249 New Partners and Principals

The most prestigiest firm in all the land unveiled its 2019 class of new partners and principals on May 31, and it’s another big one:

And it’s probably the biggest crop of new partners and principals in the firm’s history. Except for 2017, the size of each class has grown every year since we started covering partner and principal promotions in 2010: 233 in 2018, 212 in 2017, 226 in 2016 class, 201 in 2015, 180 in 2014, 157 in 2013, 165 in 2012, 136 in 2011, and 83 in 2010.

Here’s a look at PwC’s class of 2019 by the numbers:

  • 131: The number of new partners; there are 118 new principals.
  • 86: The number of new partners and principals in advisory, the most of any service line, followed by 79 in assurance, 78 in tax, and six in internal firm services.
  • 72: The number of new partners and principals who are women, or 29% of the class of 2019.
  • 42: The number of new partners and principals in New York City, the most of any location, followed by 19 in Chicago, 18 in Boston, 15 in Dallas, and 14 in McLean, VA.
  • 9: The number of new partners and principals with the first name of Brian or Bryan.
  • 2: The number of new partners and principals with the last name of González, Kennedy, O’Connor, Schmitt, or Stark.
  • 1: The number of new principals with the last name of Thor.

Here are the 249 new partners and principals in the PwC class of 2019. Congratulations! The first round’s on you:

Partners

  • Noel Abdur-Rahim, Assurance, Atlanta
  • Chris Alabi, Assurance, San Jose, CA
  • Scott Almassy, Assurance, San Jose, CA
  • Ranan Amster, Assurance, Fort Lauderdale, FL
  • Meera Banerjee, Advisory, San Francisco
  • Jamie Barakat, Advisory, Chicago
  • Shannon Baran, Tax, Los Angeles
  • Vanessa Salinas Beckstrom, Advisory, Dallas
  • Michael Bey, Assurance, Florham Park, NJ
  • Tim Bodner, Assurance, McLean, VA
  • Brian Boggs, Assurance, Philadelphia
  • Justin Bono, Tax, Los Angeles
  • Kevin Brasch, Assurance, Dallas
  • Nicole Brigati, Tax, Philadelphia
  • Lisa Brown, Tax, San Jose, CA
  • Priscilla Bullock, Tax, McLean, VA
  • Calen Byers, Assurance, New York City
  • John Charters, Assurance, Boston
  • Kristan Chesnut, Advisory, Los Angeles
  • Jackson Chou, Tax, San Jose, CA
  • Ginny Chow, Assurance, New York City
  • Tiffany Chu, Tax, San Francisco
  • Brian Ciszczon, Tax, Washington, DC
  • Jesse Claypool, Assurance, Toledo, OH
  • Robyn Conlon, Assurance, Florham Park, NJ
  • A.J. Conti, Assurance, Philadelphia
  • John Crossman, Assurance, Atlanta
  • Eric Cullers, Advisory, Los Angeles
  • Rajeeb Das, Advisory, Jacksonville, FL
  • Sarika Davis, Assurance, Atlanta
  • Michael Devlin, Assurance, Los Angeles
  • Ghansham Dhanak, Tax, New York City
  • Jamal Douglas, Assurance, Chicago
  • Emily Ellis, Assurance, San Jose, CA
  • Lynsey Eppeneder, Assurance, Dallas
  • Lee Eslyn, Assurance, Bratislava, Slovakia
  • Roxanne Fattahi, Assurance, Los Angeles
  • Christina Figueroa, Tax, Los Angeles
  • Sam Fishman, Assurance, New York City
  • William Floyd, Tax, Atlanta
  • James Gargas, Advisory, Washington, DC
  • Brian Garvin, Assurance, Philadelphia
  • Amanda Giordano, Advisory, Philadelphia
  • David Goldberg, Tax, Charlotte, NC
  • Jonathan Hatton, Assurance, San Francisco
  • Edward A. Herald, Tax, New York City
  • Michael Hernandez, Assurance, Dallas
  • LeeAnn Hinkle, Tax, Dallas
  • Sheila Holt, Tax, Minneapolis
  • Katy Hook, Assurance, Milwaukee
  • Jason Hyman, Advisory, Atlanta
  • Carolyn Iacobelli, Tax, Phoenix
  • Andrew S. Jensen, Tax, Seattle
  • Doyt Jones, Assurance, New York City
  • Carrie Jostes, Assurance, St. Louis
  • Michael Kammann, Tax, Detroit
  • Chris Kean, Assurance, Florham Park, NJ
  • Crystal Kennedy, Tax, Boston
  • Steven Kennedy, Tax, Boston
  • Christine Annette Kowal, Tax, McLean, VA
  • Daniel Kraut, Assurance, New York City
  • Kimberly Krueger, Tax, New York City
  • Smitha Kumar, Tax, San Jose, CA
  • Christopher S. LaGrone, Tax, Dallas
  • Steven Lanza, Advisory, New York City
  • Heather Lombardo, Assurance, Boston
  • Andrea C. Lowenberg, Tax, Stamford, CT
  • David Mack, Tax, New York City
  • Clint Maddox, Assurance, Charlotte, NC
  • Stephen Mahadeo, Tax, New York City
  • Shilpa Manaktala, Assurance, Hartford, CT
  • Matthew Manza, Tax, San Francisco
  • Rafael Maya, Assurance, Dallas
  • Michael McCallion, Assurance, Stamford, CT
  • Adam McCarty, Assurance, Houston
  • Pat McGettigan, Assurance, Philadelphia
  • Maura McKinnon, Tax, Boston
  • Laura McNeil, Tax, Boston
  • Sushant Mehta, Tax, New York City
  • Matthew Michaelangelo, Tax, McLean, VA
  • Scott G. Migliori, Tax, Boston
  • Walter D. Moore III, Tax, Detroit
  • Chris Morgan, Assurance, McLean, VA
  • Stephanie Morrissey, Assurance, Miami
  • Seth Nicholson, Advisory, Boston
  • Yoshi Nomura, Assurance, Minneapolis
  • Vikram Oak, Assurance, Tokyo
  • Michael O’Connor, Assurance, San Francisco
  • Kristine Pappa, Assurance, Florham Park, NJ
  • Josh Parks, Assurance, Dallas
  • Justin Partlo, Assurance, Peoria, IL
  • Amit Patel, Assurance, Atlanta
  • Robert Pauze, Tax, Boston
  • Jil Phinicharomna Lee, Assurance, San Diego
  • Kyle Quigley, Tax, Hartford, CT
  • Scott Ramage, Assurance, Houston
  • Ryan J. Rate, Assurance, New York City
  • Derek Reed, Assurance, New York City
  • Kevin Richardson, Assurance, New York City
  • Colleen Roney, Assurance, Stamford, CT
  • Brian Sabedra, Tax, Buffalo, NY
  • Travis Salha, Assurance, San Jose, CA
  • Jennifer Savard, Tax, Boston
  • Douglas Schmitt, Assurance, Kansas City, MO
  • Brian Schramm, Assurance, Chicago
  • Allison Warshaw Shearman, Tax, Florham Park, NJ
  • Nicholas A. Sirianni, Assurance, Boston
  • Justin Soares, Tax, Boston
  • Jon D. Spivey, Assurance, New York City
  • Matthew Stark, Tax, Chicago
  • Eric Suplee, Tax, Tampa, FL
  • Scott Swetz, Tax, Boston
  • Hayato Takenoshita, Assurance, New York City
  • Alyona Teeter, Assurance, McLean, VA
  • James Terry, IFS, Denver
  • Theresa Thompson, Tax, Los Angeles
  • Sarah Treese, Tax, Hartford, CT
  • Ryan Trzasko, Assurance, Jacksonville, FL
  • Andy Udell, Assurance, McLean, VA
  • Laura Valestin, Tax, Washington, DC
  • Sergey Volkov, Advisory, Tokyo
  • Kristen Wallace, Tax, Raleigh, NC
  • Jeffrey S. Westerberg, Tax, New York City
  • Adam Widlak, Tax, Detroit
  • Britt E. Williamson, Assurance, Portland, OR
  • Yannie Wong, Tax, San Jose, CA
  • Yin Yang, Tax, New York City
  • Sheri York, Assurance, Florham Park, NJ
  • Stephen Zackrison, Tax, Philadelphia
  • Brad Zastoupil, Assurance, Minneapolis
  • Jonathan Zinno, Advisory, New York City

Principals

  • Doug Allcorn, Assurance, Philadelphia
  • Amee Appel, Tax, Chicago
  • Elissa Arkinstall, Advisory, New York City
  • Shafeeq Banthanavasi, Advisory, San Jose, CA
  • Luis Beaumier, IFS, Tampa, FL
  • Scott Berkley, Tax, Denver
  • Sahil Chander Bhardwaj, Advisory, San Jose, CA
  • Karim Bibawi, Advisory, Boston
  • Stephen J. Bochanski, Assurance, Philadelphia
  • Ian Bonnet, Advisory, Columbia, SC
  • Thomas Brogan, Tax, Los Angeles
  • Roslyn Brooks, IFS, Washington, DC
  • Matthew Cregg Bruce, Advisory, McLean, VA
  • Christopher Cairns, Tax, New York City
  • Eric Caliendo, Assurance, Philadelphia
  • Sowvik Chakrabarty, Advisory, Dallas
  • Kenneth W. Chan, Advisory, Boston
  • Michael Chapman, Advisory, San Francisco
  • Juan José Chávez Bernabé, Tax, Mexico City
  • Bryan Coleman, Assurance, Oklahoma City
  • Chris Cook, Advisory, San Diego
  • Jeffrey Coseo, Advisory, New York City
  • Ethan Dameron, Advisory, Raleigh, NC
  • Raffaele De Leonardis, Advisory, Florham Park, NJ
  • Peter Domanko, Advisory, Chicago
  • Sebastien Drevet, Tax, New York City
  • Joseph Dubbs, Advisory, Seattle
  • Kurt Ewen, Advisory, Chicago
  • Christopher Farwell, Tax, Chicago
  • Adam Furst, Tax, McLean, VA
  • Brandon Gabel, Advisory, Toledo, OH
  • Srinivasa Gabu, Advisory, Dallas
  • Mira Gaddy, Tax, New York City
  • Jade Gentry, Advisory, Atlanta
  • Gus Giacoman, Advisory, New York City
  • Kara Gillette, Assurance, New York City
  • Brett Glowacki, Tax, Philadelphia
  • Brad Goehle, Advisory, Arlington, VA
  • Jorge González Gómez, Tax, Monterrey, Mexico
  • Othoniel Iván González González, Assurance, Monterrey, Mexico
  • Guadalupe González Vargas, Tax, Mexico City
  • Matthew Grieco, Advisory, Boston
  • Joseph Harrington, Assurance, New York City
  • Michael Hauswirth, Tax, Washington, DC
  • Mackenzie Heal, Advisory, Hartford, CT
  • Anika Heard, IFS, New York City
  • Jessica Heidman, Advisory, Seattle
  • Giri Hosalli, Advisory, Dallas
  • Sam Hwang, Tax, New York City
  • Jeanelle J. Johnson, Assurance, McLean, VA
  • Noaman Khan, Advisory, Chicago
  • Langdon King, Assurance, Dallas
  • Ron Klein, Advisory, New York City
  • Jennifer Kodat, Assurance, Basel, Switzerland
  • TJ Kozy, Advisory, Chicago
  • Brian Krall, Advisory, Detroit
  • Ken Kryst, Advisory, Philadelphia
  • Julia Lamm, Advisory, New York City
  • J.C. Lapierre, IFS, Boston
  • Yeon Lee, Advisory, New York City
  • Jimmy Lesko, Assurance, Chicago
  • Bruno Lopes, Advisory, New York City
  • Scott MacDonald, Advisory, Detroit
  • Anup Madampath, Advisory, Austin, TX
  • Joe Mahimainathan, Tax, Seattle
  • Derek Manville, Advisory, Atlanta
  • Erin March, Tax, McLean, VA
  • Christopher Menyhart, Advisory, Chicago
  • Gerald Metzger, Advisory, Fort Lauderdale, FL
  • Pierre Monperrus, Advisory, Chicago
  • Jesús Roberto Morquecho López, Tax, Mexico City
  • Sandrine Mottin, Advisory, Phoenix
  • Valerie Mulrooney, Tax, Chicago
  • Harish Nalinakshan, Advisory, Washington, DC
  • Justin O’Connor, Advisory, San Francisco
  • Walter A. Okpych IV, Advisory, McLean, VA
  • Chijioke Onyewuchi, Advisory, Chicago
  • Cesar Orellana, Tax, Miami
  • Darren Orf, Advisory, Chicago
  • Ron Otocki, Advisory, Chicago
  • Kathryn Burg Plaza, Advisory, Philadelphia
  • Satyen Popat, Advisory, San Jose, CA
  • Michael Proppe, Advisory, San Jose, CA
  • Ashish Punjabi, Advisory, Dallas
  • Nicole Quick, Assurance, Florham Park, NJ
  • Swaminathan Ramkumar, Tax, McLean, VA
  • James Randall, IFS, Chicago
  • Jon-Paul Regit, Advisory, Orlando, FL
  • José Reyes, Advisory, Hallandale Beach, FL
  • John Rich, Advisory, Dallas
  • Barry Rickert, Tax, Stamford, CT
  • Matthew Ritter, Advisory, Los Angeles
  • Belinda Rowsell, Tax, New York City
  • Nikhil Rupani, Assurance, New York City
  • Bill Schmitt, Advisory, Charlotte, NC
  • Richard Schweiger, Advisory, Hallandale Beach, FL
  • Jan Seele, Advisory, New York City
  • Aaron Shapiro, Advisory, Atlanta
  • Courtney Showell, Advisory, Atlanta
  • Evan Siegal, Advisory, New York City
  • Scott Sikorski, Advisory, Chicago
  • Scott Singer, Tax, New York City
  • Akshay Singh, Advisory, Cleveland
  • Rattan I. Singh, Advisory, Florham Park, NJ
  • Shannon Smith, Advisory, Kansas City, MO
  • Gregg Stark, Advisory, Cleveland
  • Scott M. Stein, Tax, New York City
  • Scott Strean, Advisory, Atlanta
  • Niru Suryanarayanan, Advisory, New York City
  • Lindsey Thor, Tax, New York City
  • Deepak Tilani, Advisory, Florham Park, NJ
  • Matthew Tsiaras, Tax, Boston
  • Brian Updike, Advisory, Dallas
  • Charles von Althann, Advisory, McLean, VA
  • Matthew Wilson, Advisory, San Diego
  • Carrie Wisher, Advisory, Denver
  • Keri Zader, Assurance, Baltimore
  • Steven Zaki, Advisory, Florham Park, NJ

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