Grant Thornton LLP has named Michael Poveda as partner-in-charge of the Albany market. In this role, Poveda will focus on client service, growth and talent development in the Northeast.
“Mike will do a fantastic job leading our Albany market -- building on our investment and momentum in upstate New York,” said Frank Kurre, Grant Thornton’s Metro New York and New England managing partner. “He brings remarkable leadership qualities, and significant experience in audit and advisory engagements that will foster continued success for our clients.”
Poveda joins Grant Thornton with more than 20 years of public accounting experience providing assurance and business advisory services to public and private companies. In his previous role, he led cross-functional, diverse teams delivering services to clients ranging from multinational Fortune 500 companies to successful start-ups, and was a partner at Deloitte.
Poveda is a certified public accountant (CPA) in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut, and a chartered financial analyst (CFA). A native of upstate New York, Poveda received a bachelor’s degree from the State University of New York at Albany. He serves on the accounting advisory board at the University at Albany and is active in the community.