SALT LAKE CITY, May 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- PwC US today announced the appointment of Stan VanderToolen as the new managing partner for the firm's Salt Lake City office, effective immediately. In this role, VanderToolen will lead the firm's growth efforts across all lines of services within PwC and continue to strengthen client, alumni and community relationships in the market. VanderToolen succeeds David Cook, who served in the role for three years.
"Stan's dedication to his clients and the people of PwC makes him an ideal choice to lead PwC's Salt Lake City office into the future," said Katrina Salem, managing partner for PwC's Rockies market. "Stan has spent his entire career working in Salt Lake City, and we believe that with his experience and knowledge of the market, he'll help further grow PwC's presence and further enhance the value and quality we bring to our clients."
With over 24 years of experience in public accounting, VanderToolen specializes in providing both domestic and international tax consulting and compliance services for clients in a variety of industries including manufacturing, private equity, real estate, technology, and transportation, among others.
"I am excited to be leading a group of professionals who exemplify the PwC values each and every day," said VanderToolen. "PwC has outstanding partners and professionals who serve an incredible client base in Salt Lake City. It is a pleasure to work with them to continue delivering high quality services to all of our clients. We have a great story to tell, and I am excited to continue our legacy here in Salt Lake City."
VanderToolen graduated with a bachelor's degree in accounting from the University of Utah. He continued his studies at Brigham Young University where he received a master's of accountancy with an emphasis in taxation. VanderToolen is a Certified Public Accountant in Utah and serves on the board of the Pioneer Theatre Company and the Business Alumni Board for the University of Utah. Additionally, he is a current board member and the former chairman of the Accounting Advisory Board for the University of Utah.
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