Deloitte has named a new leader for the North Texas region.
Dan Berner, a 28-year Deloitte veteran whose client-industry focus has centered on consumer products and retail, has been named North Texas managing partner of Deloitte LLP, one of the largest professional services in the region.
Berner succeeds Jason Downing, who is moving into a new role in Dallas as Deloitte’s U.S. vice chairman and Deloitte Private leader.
“North Texas is a robust and growing region, and I am honored to have been asked to lead Deloitte’s practice here,” Berner said. “I look forward to building on our success and continuing to develop our talent. I also look forward to maintaining our commitment to the community and to delivering outstanding service to clients.”
Berner has an audit background with Deloitte & Touche LLP and extensive experience working with many of the region’s largest companies. Over the past several years, he has served companies that are highly active in the capital markets. He has overseen a variety of significant transactions, including several initial public offering, spin-off and leveraged-buyout transactions.
“Dan is a proven leader and has experience serving some of our largest, global and diversified clients,” Downing said. “I am confident he will bring this experience into leading our North Texas practice and serving our clients.”
Berner is a board member of Make-A-Wish North Texas and a former board member of Downtown Dallas Inc. He received a bachelor’s degree in accounting from the University of Missouri and an MBA from Washington University in St. Louis. He is a certified public accountant, licensed by the state of Texas.
The Deloitte North Texas practice is one of the largest in Deloitte’s U.S. organization, serving a broad base of clients from private middle-market companies to the Fortune 1000, representing more than 20 industry sectors, including: consumer; financial services; oil, gas and chemicals; real estate; retail, wholesale and distribution; technology, media and telecommunications; and transportation, hospitality and services.