PORTLAND, Ore., June 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- PwC US announced today that Roger Mills has been named the Managing Partner of the firm's Portland, Oregon office. Mills will succeed Steve Terry, who has served in this position for 11 years and will also assume the role of Portland Assurance Leader.
"Roger brings a wealth of knowledge and industry expertise to our clients in the region, including more than 20 years of experience in audit and assurance for some of Oregon's largest public and private companies, " said Kevin Baldwin, PwC's Pacific Northwest Market Managing Partner. "Roger's wide range of client and leadership experiences will serve him well in taking on this important role for our market and the firm."
Baldwin continued, "I would also like to thank Steve Terry for his tremendous leadership in our Portland office. We are fortunate to have such strong leaders in our market."
Roger, commenting on his strategic vision for the office, stated, "The Portland area is one of the most innovative in the country, and PwC is committed to delivering high quality service to assist our clients in managing their growth. I am pleased to be leading a group of professionals who exemplify the PwC values each and every day and proud to continue to call Portland my home. PwC has a great story to tell and I am excited to continue our legacy in Portland."
Mills is an Oregon native and earned his Bachelor's degree in Economics with dual concentrations in Accounting and Finance from the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School of Business. He joined PwC in the Portland office in 1991 and was admitted to the partnership in 2002. Mills is a Certified Public Accountant, licensed in Oregon. He currently serves on the board of the Doernbecher Children's Hospital Foundation and as an Accounting Advisory Board Member for Portland State University. Mills was recognized as Man of the Year by the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of Oregon and by the Portland Business Journal's Forty Under Forty.
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