NEW YORK, June, 29, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Deloitte announced today that Jeff Bradfield has been appointed vice chairman, Deloitte LLP, and national sector leader of the higher education practice in the United States, effective immediately.
"Institutions of higher education face ongoing challenges," said Bradfield. "I am proud of the work our exceptional team has done to help our clients transform these challenges into opportunities. I look forward to leading a higher education team spanning our advisory, audit, consulting, and tax practices that is deeply committed to helping our clients navigate this complex and ever-changing landscape."
Bradfield will lead one of Deloitte's fastest growing industry practices, which includes more than 750 professionals serving a large percentage of the top-ranked U.S. colleges and universities. In his new position, he will be responsible for driving key sector initiatives that include signature research and strategies to help clients advance in areas like the rapid shift to cloud technologies, increasing student expectations and regulatory requirements. He also will serve as an advisor to senior management of the sector's leading clients. Bradfield is based in Chicago.
"Jeff has outstanding client-service experience and an exceptional depth and breadth of knowledge in the higher education space," said Mark Price, vice chairman, Deloitte LLP, and public sector national industry leader. "I am pleased to see him take on this role, and I am confident our higher education practice will thrive under his leadership."
As a principal in Deloitte Consulting LLP, Bradfield brings a depth of experience and a passion for helping universities develop and implement strategies for transforming their operations and improving the way they serve students. Over his 22 years of experience, he has served a wide variety of university clients as well as a number of clients in state governments, the federal government and Health Care.
Deloitte has been serving institutions of higher education for over 90 years, helping them effectively manage their business processes, technology solutions and human capital. Deloitte is a leader in all three areas, bringing a combination of business and industry knowledge, supported by the breadth of services and capabilities of a multidisciplinary professional services organization and being part of the global network of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu member firms.
Deloitte provides industry-leading audit, consulting, tax and advisory services to many of the world's most admired brands, including 80 percent of the Fortune 500. Our people work across more than 20 industry sectors to deliver measurable and lasting results that help reinforce public trust in our capital markets, inspire clients to make their most challenging business decisions with confidence, and help lead the way toward a stronger economy and a healthy society.
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