PwC US Announces Four New Partner Promotions in the Florida Market
MIAMI, June 17, 2014 – PwC US announced today four professionals from its Florida market will be admitted into the firm’s partnership, effective July 1, 2014.
Juneen Belknap will be admitted as an advisory principal in the insurance practice based in Orlando. Belknap has experience with clients in property and casualty personal and commercial insurance as well as life, annuity and retirement services. She has supported initiatives across the customer experience, product development, marketing, sales, service, operations, and IT functions. Belknap holds a B.A. in liberal arts from Amherst College and an MBA from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania with a focus in marketing and operations management.
Manuel Iraola will be admitted as an advisory partner in the deals practice based in Miami. Iraola brings over 17 years of experience providing M&A advisory services to corporate and private equity clients in the U.S., Europe and Latin America. As the leader of the U.S. firm’s Latin America deals practice, he has led cross-functional teams on over 150 deals ranging in size from $2 million to more than $10 billion in the U.S. and numerous Latin American markets across a variety of industries. Iraola holds a B.A. in biology and economics from Brown University and is a CPA licensed in Florida.
Tracy Junger will be admitted as an assurance partner based in Orlando. Junger has over 18 years of experience working primarily with large, multi-national SEC registrants in the retail and consumer products and financial services industries. Her experience includes a 5-year tour in PwC’s Global Capital Markets Group in London focusing on projects including equity and debt offerings, carve-outs, internal controls effectiveness projects and IFRS conversion projects. Junger holds a B.B.A in accounting from Stetson University and is a CPA licensed in Florida.
Catherine Stahlmann will be admitted as an advisory principal in the banking and capital markets practice based in Miami. Stahlmann co-leads the firm’s U.S. anti-money laundering (AML) practice and brings more than 22 years of experience assisting global banks develop comprehensive AML programs that include target operation models, governance, client due diligence/ customer risk scoring programs, risk assessments (entity, product, geography), account monitoring systems, and reporting infrastructure. She has also assisted banks in addressing regulatory enforcement actions including Cease and Desists, Deferred Prosecution Agreements, monitorships, and other requirements mandated by regulators. Stahlmann holds a bachelor of commerce degree in management science from the University of Ottawa and is a member of the Association of Certified Anti-money Laundering Specialists, the American Bankers Association, and the Florida International Bankers Association.
“These individuals understand our clients’ key business issues and have the passion and enthusiasm to help them transform their business, all while maintaining a focus on our people and the qualities that make PwC distinctive,” said Mario de Armas, managing partner for PwC’s Florida Market. “We welcome them into the partnership and congratulate them on achieving this significant career milestone.”
These four individuals are among 180 professionals admitted to the U.S. partnership, representing all PwC service lines. The number includes 69 new partners in audit and assurance, 49 in tax, 61 in advisory and one in internal firm services. The new admissions bring PwC’s U.S. partnership to more than 2,850 men and women.
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