Accounting and audit firm, Deloitte, has appointed Jason W. Downing managing principal of its North Texas, Arkansas and Oklahoma practice.
In this role, Downing will oversee the more than 1,600 professionals who comprise the organization’s audit, tax, consulting and financial advisory services groups across the region.
Downing succeeds Blaine Nelson, who will become a senior contracting partner after serving in this role since 2002.
Most recently, Downing was the North Texas managing director for Deloitte Consulting and prior to that he served as the regional service area leader for Deloitte Consulting’s strategy and operations practice and led the integrated performance management service offering within the U.S. He began his career in Deloitte’s audit practice.
Downing, who lives in Texas, holds a bachelor of business administration degree in accounting from Stephen F. Austin State University. He is a certified public accountant and a certified management consultant. He and his wife, Laura, have three daughters.