Daily News: March 6, 2012

Sikich Names Logan as Partner, Chief Operating Officer

Sikich LLP announced it has expanded its management team with the addition of Stanley N. Logan as partner and chief operating officer (COO). As COO, Logan will lead the company’s operations, focusing on customer satisfaction, organic growth, acquisitions and performance management. His experience will accelerate and expand Sikich’s regional growth and ensure the delivery of best-in-class customer experiences.

Having spent more than 25 years in consultative and management positions across the professional services and public accounting industries, Logan brings a new depth of knowledge to Sikich’s management team and is uniquely qualified to help shape the company for continued success and strategic growth.

“In this new role, Stan will spearhead customer-focused operational advancements as part of our growth initiative,” said Jim Sikich, CEO and managing partner. “He has the experience and deep expertise in accounting, business services and consulting to enhance our way of doing business.”

Prior to joining Sikich, Logan held several roles in consulting at LECG, based in Devon, PA and at Huron Consulting Group, based in Chicago, IL. With these firms, Logan held leadership positions over practices, offices and regions as well as corporate functional roles. In addition, Logan spent more than 20 years in public accounting, more recently as managing partner of KPMG LLP Chicago. Before joining KPMG, Logan was an audit partner at Arthur Andersen.

Speaking about his new role as COO, Logan said: “I am honored to join Sikich. I look forward to broadening Sikich’s customer portfolio, improving overall firm efficiency, and enhancing Sikich’s position as a leading provider of accounting, IT and advisory services. I am keen on working with Jim Sikich and my partners to develop innovative enhancements to the way the firm serves the middle market.”

Logan earned a Bachelor’s Degree from Northwestern University and is a non-practicing CPA. He serves on the board of directors of Accretive Health, Inc. and Schawk, Inc, and he is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Illinois CPA Society.

Sikich LLP is an accounting and advisory firm providing accounting services, operations and management consulting, IT services and business software and managed services.