Bennett Thrasher, one of the nation’s largest and fastest-growing certified public accounting and consulting firms, welcomes Ron Provenzano as the firm’s new Chief Operating Officer. Bringing more than 20 years of executive operating experience to his new role, Ron joins the dynamic leadership team guiding Bennett Thrasher into the firm’s next chapter of expansion and continued growth.
“Ron brings exceptional leadership to our firm,” said Bennett Thrasher Managing Partner Jeff Eischeid. “With Ron leading our firm’s operations, we are continuing to grow our senior talent pool and infrastructure to provide sound, strategic operational guidance for our people and our clients.”
Ron’s primary role with the firm will be to drive excellence in client service across all practice groups. He will work with our teams to develop scalable systems, processes, and capabilities to support the growing needs of the firm’s clients.
“I am energized by the tremendous organic growth that has helped Bennett Thrasher double in size in under five years,” said Ron Provenzano, Chief Operating Officer, Bennett Thrasher. “Our team is ahead of the curve in our strategic approach; with exceptional leadership and a collaborative culture, the firm is perfectly poised for pivotal growth this year and in the future.”
In his previous role, Ron led North American operations for the $1.2B Innerworkings, Inc. He is a former partner of the Chicago-based law firm, Kirkland & Ellis, and co-founder of the firm’s non-compete practice group. There, he developed an expertise in technology, intellectual property-driven M&A and litigation.
Ron holds a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign. He earned his Juris Doctor degree from the University of Illinois College of Law and Masters in Business Administration from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.
About Bennett Thrasher
For more than four decades, Bennett Thrasher LLP has provided clients with strategic business guidance and solutions. Our unwavering dedication to our core values, client service and collaboration has catapulted us into the ranks of the largest and fastest-growing certified public accounting and consulting firms. With a global reach and strong local ties, we provide businesses and high net worth individuals with professional tax, audit, advisory and business process outsourcing services. Our family-oriented “Better Together” approach is grounded in diverse thinking and enables our clients to become more efficient and profitable. Our commitment to diversity and to our community is an essential part of who we are, and it reflects the values on which our firm was founded.