Jim Brady Managing Partner, Central Region Grant Thornton Jim Brady is Grant Thornton’s Central region managing partner, and joins the firm with 34 years of experience in professional services. During his 27 years at Deloitte, he took on leadership positions in both domestic and global operations, including seven years launching and building audit and advisory practices in India and Russia. Brady has extensive experience auditing both large and midsized public and private companies. Most recently, he served as the national managing partner for Deloitte’s U.S. government affairs and public policy, and as the advisory partner for Sprint. Prior to these roles, Brady focused on growth, talent and global operations as Deloitte’s U.S. national audit leader for growth enterprises, and as the U.S. chief talent officer. Abroad, he served as CEO for the U.S.-India audit and advisory joint venture in Hyderabad, India, and as regional managing partner in Moscow. Brady also served five years as Deloitte’s Southeast regional managing partner.