As a Business Development Director, Irene Valverde works nationally and helps in mapping client needs to BPM services. She works closely with the firm’s Advisory practice, including the Corporate Finance Consulting, Due Diligence Support, CFO Services, Value Acceleration and Exit Planning, HR and People Services, Managed IT Services, and Technology Solutions groups, among others. Irene also enjoys creating business relationships at all levels.
Irene’s prior experience includes sales and marketing roles at mid-size firms and in the Big 4. Most recently, she served as Director of HR and Practice Development at a mid-size CPA firm. In this role, she worked with firm management to execute the firm’s people strategy while providing mentorship and training in the development of “soft skills” for firm staff. She was also responsible for internal and external practice development activities for the firm, including business development, cross-selling services, proposals, social media strategy, lead generation, external communications, and public relations.
Irene has an interest in public speaking and has participated in CPA Practice Advisor’s annual Continuing Professional Education Conference.
Irene loves interior design. After graduating from UCLA, she attended the Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising (FIDM), where she earned a degree in interior design.
- Member — Association for Corporate Growth
- Member — Society for Human Resource Management
B.A., Classical Civilization — University of California, Los Angeles
A.A., Interior Design — Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising