Grant Thornton names head of public policy
Wallig will continue as market managing principal
Greg Wallig, managing principal of Grant Thornton LLP’s Washington, D.C.-Arlington County office, has been named head of public policy for the Chicago-based global accounting firm.
Wallig will continue to serve as managing principal of the D.C.-Arlington office but will also manage the firm’s government affairs team, develop and implement the firm’s advocacy strategy and lead outreach to Capitol Hill, the White House and federal agencies.
“I am excited to lead the firm’s government advocacy at such an important time for our clients, our colleagues and our profession,” Wallig said in a statement. “Grant Thornton is committed to delivering quality and personalization — an approach that holds true for everything we do in Washington, D.C. Guided by this commitment, my team and I look forward to strengthening our firm’s relationships with elected officials and stakeholders throughout government.”
Wallig joined Grant Thornton in 2005. As market managing principal, he is responsible for Grant Thornton’s culture, growth and strategy for the D.C. region.
He serves on the boards of the Virginia Society of Certified Public Accountants, the Global Fund for Children, the Rosslyn Business Improvement District, the Greater Washington Board of Trade, William & Mary’s Mason School of Business and Grant Thornton’s political action committee.