SEATTLE, June 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- PwC US announced today that Affshin Valji and Joseph Olson have been admitted into the firm's partnership, based in the firm's Seattle office, effective July 1, 2012.
Affshin Valji is being admitted as an Advisory Principal. He brings 18 years of consulting and industry experience leading global strategic programs that deliver business value by leveraging technology and business transformation. He received a Bachelor's degree from the University of British Columbia in Vancouver.
Joseph Olson is being admitted as a Tax Partner. He has more than 13 years of experience serving clients in the technology, life science and retail industries. Olson received a Bachelor's degree from Seattle University and is a licensed Certified Public Accountant in California and Oregon.
"We're pleased to welcome Affshin and Joseph into the partnership and we congratulate them on achieving this important milestone in their career at PwC. The enthusiasm and experience that they bring to their respective practices will help us continue delivering the highest quality of service that our clients have come to expect," said Kevin Baldwin, PwC's Managing Partner for the Pacific Northwest Market.
Robert Moline, PwC Advisory Market Leader for the Pacific Northwest, added, "Affshin has a wealth of knowledge of the marketplace. He understands our clients key business issues and has the passion and enthusiasm to help them transform their business, all while maintaining a focus on our people and the qualities that make PwC distinctive. "
Cathy Hylton, PwC Tax Market Leader, continued regarding Joseph Olson, "Joseph has experience up and down the coast having come from the Bay Area and brings a tremendous amount of expertise to our clients."
Both individuals bring experience to the Pacific Northwest that is both local, domestic and global having served the firm in multiple locations across the globe and bringing three decades of combined experience to the partnership.
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