WASHINGTON, Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PwC US today announced it has appointed Terri McClements as the firm's new Washington Metro Market Managing Partner. In her new role, she leads over 3,200 professionals serving public, private, and government clients in a geographic area, including the District of Columbia, Northern Virginia, Richmond, and Baltimore. She succeeds Chris Simmons, who retired.
"I look forward to creating opportunities for our people and showcasing PwC's value as an outstanding service provider, employer, and corporate citizen in the D.C. Metro region, from Richmond to Baltimore," noted McClements. "I've had exceptional experiences at PwC, including the opportunity to lead the transformation of PwC's talent strategies in the US and around the world."
McClements previously served as PwC's US Human Capital (HC) leader and Global Talent leader, as well as a member of the US Leadership Team. During her tenure as US Human Capital leader, PwC's talent strategies were consistently recognized as industry-leading by its people, others in the profession, and the corporate community. Under her leadership, PwC was ranked by Vault.com ranked PwC as both the #1 overall accounting firm and #1 in prestige for the second year in a row.
"Terri has been instrumental in continuing to develop and grow our talent," said Bob Moritz, PwC's chairman and senior partner. "Her innovative thinking, passion, and commitment to excellence made her a natural fit to lead our Washington Metro market."
McClements has advised top executives across multiple industries, including telecommunications, hospitality, and private equity. Last year, the National Council for Research on Women recognized Clements as one of their Trailblazers; in 2012, the Profiles in Diversity Journal gave her the Company and Executive Women Worth Watching award; and the Adecco Group "Business Women's Leadership Tribute" named her one of the top 45 Business Leaders in 2011.
McClements received her B.S. in accounting from California University of Pennsylvania and is a Certified Public Accountant licensed to practice in the states of Maryland, New York, Virginia and in the District of Columbia.
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