Ernst & Young LLP has named a managing partner for its Indianapolis office. Scott Bruns for the position, succeeding Derrick Burks, who will retire at the end of the firm’s fiscal year on June 30, 2017.
The firm says Burks will continue to serve clients and work closely with Bruns during the transition. Bruns’ responsibilities will include developing and engaging talent, creating high-performance teams, driving market leadership and amplifying branding and engagement efforts within the community.
"We thank Derrick for his significant contributions and leadership during the past 11 years, as well as for the tremendous impact he has had on our people and in the market and are grateful for his strong support of Scott as he transitions into the critical role of Indianapolis Office Managing Partner," said Kelly Grier, vice chair of Ernst & Young. "We share Derrick’s enthusiasm for Scott’s appointment. Scott is a seasoned leader with strong ties both globally and locally, and will help drive our strong market presence across Indiana. His deep technical experience and commitment to exceptional client service and talent development will fuel our continued growth and develop high-performing professionals and teams."
Bruns previously served as assurance leader for the central region life sciences market segment for Ernst & Young. He will also continue to serve clients in the life sciences industry.