Clifton Gunderson: Silvia Masini joins Clifton Gunderson as chief human resource officer

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MILWAUKEE, Wis. – Clifton Gunderson, ranked as one of the nation’s largest certified public accounting and consulting firms, today announced Silvia Masini has joined the firm as Chief Human Resource Officer (CHRO).

Masini has more than 20 years of experience leading and working with organizations on the development, delivery and administration of human resource (HR) solutions. She has significant expertise in the areas of organizational change and functional design, HR talent assessment and development, and process improvement. Prior to joining Clifton Gunderson, Masini worked as managing director for Patina Solutions, located in Chicago, and as a partner with Mercer Consulting, the world’s largest HR consulting firm, also based in Chicago, where she served as the Midwest Practice Leader for Mercer’s HR Effectiveness Business and served on Mercer’s Zone Business Leadership. In her role with Mercer Consulting, she consulted with many organizations large and small, to transform her clients’ HR functions to be high performing, effective and efficient. Masini received her bachelor’s degree from Northwestern University.

“We are thrilled Silvia has joined Clifton Gunderson. She has an impressive HR background, which will be a great addition to our firm,” said Todd Craft, Chief Business Officer. “We are eager to leverage Silvia’s HR knowledge and her significant expertise in organization alignment, talent management and development, recruiting and training. We are confident Silvia’s expertise will position her to make significant contributions to advancing the commitment to our people across our firm.”

About Clifton Gunderson

Clifton Gunderson, ranked as one of the nation’s largest certified public accounting and consulting firms and the largest U.S. member firm of HLB International, provides a wide range of assurance, tax and consulting services to clients in a variety of industries. Founded in 1960, Clifton Gunderson has a staff of more than 1,800 professionals serving clients from 47 offices across the country. Clifton Gunderson, and the separate and independent member firms of HLB International, provides personal and high quality service to clients in over 100 countries through the HLB International “Global Care” approach. For more information about Clifton Gunderson, visit