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Alliant Growth Advisors


Alliant Growth Advisors was founded to give our clients and partners a competitive advantage in the marketplace with access to two of the profession’s most recognized and successful leaders. With more than 70 years of combined experience, Frank Tirelli and Jim Brady have partnered to deliver a best-in-class program, aimed at long-term development and growth for professional services firms.

Throughout their careers at some of the world’s largest professional services firms, Frank and Jim have developed expert methods and strategic processes to dramatically improve key business areas including revenue generation, attraction/development/retention of staff, and overall firm health and profitably.

Not only will our experts walk your firm through these concepts and methods, but they will help to create tangible, actionable plans and tools to drive results specific to your firm. Our custom solutions are based on four pillars:

  • Revenue enhancement – processes and tools
  • Talent management – attraction, development, retention
  • Practice Management – including cost containment, outsourcing, cybersecurity
  • M&A and Succession Planning – overarching goals and plans for the firm/practice


About Frank Tirelli:

In his current position at alliantgroup as Vice Chairman of Professional Services, Tirelli plays not only an important role in advising the firm’s executive management team on strategic and client service initiatives, but is an invaluable resource to alliantgroup’s CPA and industry partners. Tirelli works closely with alliantgroup’s partners – advising them on issues such as revenue enhancement strategies; talent attraction, development and retention strategies; leadership, succession planning and practice management.

About Jim Brady:

With 38 years of experience as a global and domestic professional leader, Jim Brady is an accomplished C-Suite executive who most recently served as the COO at Grant Thornton LLP in the United States. During his lengthy career, Brady has established a proven track record for his ability to grasp challenging business situations and deliver breakout P&L results. In his various executive capacities, he has created and translate business strategies into high-growth and high-profit business units by quickly assessing the turnaround operating levers, developing and implementing remedial action plans, and executing with a sense of urgency.