U.S. audit and advisory giant KPMG has named John Riordan as managing partner of its Knoxville office.
Riordan, who joined KPMG in 1987, has 26 years of experience ranging from serving large multinational SEC registrants to serving start-up companies in the technology, consumer markets, industrial markets and manufacturing sectors. He was made partner in 2000.
In his new role, Riordan will be responsible for the strategic direction and growth of the Knoxville office, which serves clients throughout eastern Tennessee. Riordan is the firm's first managing
partner in Knoxville.
"We see continued growth and opportunity in Knoxville and are excited to expand our presence in this important market," said Riordan, in a statement. "I look forward to leading our growing team of talented professionals to deliver high quality service to our clients."