DALLAS, Jan. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- WTAS announces Rick Wyman as Chief Operating Officer. This announcement comes on the cusp of the firm's international expansion through the establishment of WTAS Global. WTAS Global first expanded into the European market in June 2013 when it joined forces with member firm PrimeTax AG, a tax-only firm based in Switzerland. In November 2013, WTAS Global added Paris-based STC Partners, bringing the total number of professionals in Europe to over 100. Earlier in 2013, WTAS added two domestic offices in Houston and Dallas.
"We are committed to adding best-in-class talent to our operations and management team. Rick is a senior executive with solid knowledge of our industry and the firm. His complementary expertise and management style will facilitate a smooth transition through our growth process as he assumes the role of COO," said CEO, Mark Vorsatz.
Rick Wyman has over 30 years of experience in managing and strategically advising a variety of business operation functions for various professional services firms. During Rick's career, he held operations leadership roles at Accenture, Ernst & Young, Capgemini and Hitachi Consulting. Most recently, Rick was a Managing Director and Practice Leader with Huron Consulting Group where he provided leadership and change management expertise for Huron Legal's advisory services business of 130 consultants.
Rick received a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in accounting and a Master of Business Administration degree in finance from University of Texas at Austin.