National Managing Partner, Audit Services
Jeff Burgess is the national managing partner of Audit Services for Grant Thornton LLP. Grant Thornton LLP is the U.S. member firm of Grant Thornton International Ltd, one of the world’s leading organizations of independent audit, tax and advisory firms. He is also a member of the Firm's Senior Leadership Team.
Previously, he served as the national managing partner of Professional Standards and Partnership Board member. Earlier, he was partner-in-charge of the firm’s National Professional Practice Director Group and the National Professional Practice director for the Southeast region. He also served as the partner-in-charge of the firm’s Greensboro, N.C. office. Prior to joining Grant Thornton in 2002, he spent more than 15 years with Arthur Andersen.
He is a certified public accountant in North Carolina and a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the North Carolina Association of Certified Public Accountants. He received a bachelor’s degree in business administration with a concentration in accounting from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.