"In his new role, John is responsible for introducing and delivering the full range of McGladrey technology services to area clients and prospects," said Jon Caforio, principal and national technology consulting leader. "He is focused on understanding our clients' needs and helping them maximize their investment in technology to drive growth and increase productivity."
"We're excited to welcome John to the McGladrey team," said Scott Vanlandingham, principal and Southeast region business consulting leader. "His background and experience are a natural fit for our clients, and he will play an integral role in helping us continue to expand the reach of our services in this region."
Harder has more than 20 years of experience in professional services, encompassing management, practice leadership and people development. He began his career with a Big Four firm, becoming a partner and assisting clients with financial audit, IT audit, risk management and management consulting before moving to IBM business consulting services as a partner. For the past eight years, Harder has served in a variety of leadership roles with several D.C.-area firms focused on the needs of CFOs, nonprofits and government contractors.
"I'm extremely happy to join the McGladrey team, which has a reputation for client service that's second to none," said Harder. "I look forward to helping our clients by assessing, designing and implementing technology solutions that will help them improve their organizations and operations."
Harder is a CPA and graduate of the College of William and Mary with a BBA in Accounting and coursework equivalent to a major in Computer Science.
About McGladrey Technology Consulting
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