Tracy Benard is the National Managing Partner of KPMG’s U.S. Advisory practice. Tracy assumed this role in July 2015 after more than 23 years of experience providing assurance and consulting services to global clients, primarily in the financial services industry. Tracy helps lead more than 10,000 partners and professionals in KPMG’s fastest growing business. She works with Advisory’s Leadership Team to set the U.S. strategy and help ensure alignment with the business’s strategic goals. She is also deeply involved in the career and skills development of Advisory’s professionals. Previously she was the National Service Line Leader of the Accounting Advisory Services practice and assisted clients with technical accounting and financial reporting matters related to acquisitions and divestitures. Tracy joined KPMG’s New York office in 1992 and spent nine years in the financial services Audit practice before moving to Advisory. She was admitted to the U.S. partnership in 2005. Tracy is a Northeast Trustee for the Boys and Girls Club of America and resides in New York City with her husband David.