NEW YORK CITY, October 7, 2011 - Resources Global Professionals ("Resources"), a leading multinational provider of professional services and the operating subsidiary of Resources Connection, Inc. (NASDAQ: RECN), is pleased to announce that Genaro Perez, Jr., managing director of strategic accounts in New York, was presented with the Lifetime Achievement Award by the Association of Latino Professionals in Finance and Accounting (ALPFA) at their annual convention in Anaheim, California.
"We are very proud of Genaro and thrilled that ALPFA recognized his contributions to the organization over the past several years," said Tim O'Rourke, senior vice president of Resources Global Professionals. "Genaro's efforts to promote diversity within and outside of Resources puts him in an elite class in the business community."
The Lifetime Achievement Award is given to an ALPFA member who demonstrates a commitment to the organization via long-term service, helps and guides fellow members, and uses his unique talents, innovative perspective and energy to achieve results. Perez has been a member since 1996. He was the New York ALPFA president in 2000 and served on the national board and on committees since 2002.
"I'm honored to receive this award from an organization that serves to promote education and professional careers in underprivileged communities," said Perez.
Perez has more than 17 years of professional services experience and joined Resources in 2004. As a managing director, Perez is responsible for creating and executing global growth strategies and managing key client relationships. Prior to Resources, he worked as an associate at Goldman Sachs and a manager at Deloitte & Touche. Perez earned his Bachelor of Science in accounting and information systems from the City University of New York, Queens College.
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The world's leading businesses trust Resources Global Professionals with their most pressing initiatives. We're a multinational professional services firm that partners with business leaders to drive change across all parts of a global enterprise. Our accomplished professionals have expertise in finance & accounting, information management, risk & compliance, human capital, legal & regulatory, corporate advisory & restructuring, strategic communications, and supply chain management. Working as members of clients' teams, we solve problems, execute plans and transfer knowledge.
Resources Global was founded in 1996 within a Big Four accounting firm. Today, we are a publicly traded company with over 2,900 professionals, from more than 80 practice offices, serving 1,900 clients around the world.
Headquartered in Irvine, California, Resources Global has served 86 of the Fortune 100 companies. The firm was named to Forbes.com's list of 100 Most Trustworthy Companies.
The operating subsidiary of Resources Connection, Inc. (RECN), the company is listed on the NASDAQ Global Select Market, the exchange's highest tier by listing standards. More information about Resources Global is available at http://www.resourcesglobal.com.
Stephanie Thompson, Resources Global Professionals