Jeff Burgess, a 1984 BSBA/Accounting graduate, sees the big picture. As Grant Thornton's National Managing Partner of Audit Services, he steers a big ship from his Charlotte office, providing the firm's clients with accounting services that are critical to their success.
In our interview, Jeff shared his insight on the important connection between accounting and broader business issues as well the key difference between an MBA and an accounting degree. Jeff noted, "The most successful business people I see out there have a strong knowledge of the financial statements and what they tell you about how a business operates."
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