NEW YORK, May 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- KPMG LLP, the audit, tax and advisory firm, today announced that Consulting magazine has named Carl Carande, national managing partner–Advisory, to its list of "Top 25 Consultants" for 2013 in the category of "Excellence in Client Service."
As national managing partner of KPMG's U.S. Advisory practice, Carande is responsible for teaming with the vice chair–Advisory to design and execute the Advisory growth strategy, people initiatives, and service-quality activities. In addition to his role as national managing partner, Carande provides client services to major U.S. global and regional banks, specializing in the areas of Merger Integration, Commercial Product Pricing and Analysis, Productivity Modeling, Process Reengineering and Internal Control Best Practices.
"Carl continues to provide exemplary services and solutions to some of Advisory's major clients, in addition to his role as national managing partner," said Lynne Doughtie, vice chair–Advisory for KPMG LLP. "He is an invaluable resource in the financial-services area, having spent years working with leading banking institutions. He also provides tremendous insights and support in determining and driving Advisory's growth strategy."
Prior to being named national managing partner in September 2011, Carande was the firm's national account leader for the banking and finance sector and has more than 25 years of commercial and retail banking experience. Among his many accomplishments, Carande has led teams that have supported multiple post-merger integration engagements for several top 20 banks. Additionally, Carande has led teams that have re-designed front and back-office processes by leveraging the latest technology and industry developments for several top-tier banks. He has also provided strategic assistance to global and regional banks by analyzing their commercial product pricing and analysis functions to increase deposits and maximize non-interest income.
"Knowing the caliber of the industry leaders who have been recognized by Consulting magazine, I can only say that I'm humbled to be joining their ranks," Carande said. "It's recognition not only for me, but also for the entire KPMG team and reflective of the strong relationships we have with our clients."
Carande received his Bachelor of Science degree from California State University and MBA from Golden Gate University.
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