PwC announces new partners in Minneapolis office

MINNEAPOLIS -- PwC US announced on Tuesday that two professionals from its Minneapolis office will be admitted into the firm's partnership, effective July 1, 2013.

Andy Erzar will be admitted as a tax partner. He has over 17 years of tax provision, consulting and compliance experience and has led significant engagements at many of PwC's leading banking and manufacturing industry clients in Minneapolis. Outside of work, Erzar volunteers his time with many organizations including Junior Achievement, Habitat for Humanity and United Way. Erzar received a bachelor's degree from the University of Wisconsin, Madison and holds his CPA license in Minnesota.

Jeff Endress was admitted as a tax principal. Endress specializes in providing PwC's clients with international tax planning and consulting services and has worked with many multinational FORTUNE 500 companies. He joined PwC in 2010 and has been a critical part of PwC's continued growth in Minneapolis. Endress earned bachelor's and juris doctor degrees from Ohio State University.

"We're proud to congratulate these outstanding professionals, who each demonstrate exceptional leadership in serving clients, contributing to our local community and living PwC's values every day," said Jeff Bjustrom, Tax Leader for PwC's Minneapolis market. "I applaud them for achieving this significant career milestone and look forward to their continued contributions to our clients, community and the people of PwC."

Both Erzar and Endress bring extensive expertise to the market in a variety of industries including financial services, retail and consumer, industrial products and technology. In addition, both professionals have global experience and bring more than 25 years of combined experience to the partnership.