Pritpal Kalsi, the Chief Executive Officer of SC&H Group, succeeded the firm’s co-founder Ron Causey as CEO on January 1, 2021. As CEO, Kalsi will continue in his role as Director of the Business Performance Management (BPM) practice, the firm’s largest service line. In this role, he has instilled a culture of innovation for the group’s clients and colleagues and impresses the importance of fostering a people-first mindset at SC&H.
Whether it’s a quick chat or dropping into a virtual happy hour, his efforts to be present are appreciated by everyone, and his simple acts of kindness have become well-known throughout each of SC&H’s offices. Not to mention, you can always count on Pritpal to be up for a team lunch which is his preferred method to keep a pulse on the state of the firm through engaging with various team members.
Within the BPM practice, Pritpal and his team lead organizations in the pursuit of financial transformation and the deployment of innovative solutions that optimize the monthly close, improve forecasting accuracy, and transform an organization’s reporting and analysis capabilities. They work with organizations that are interested in taking advantage of industry best practices and best-in-class enterprise financial systems to help efficiently manage its’ business. This allows BPM’s clients to position themselves to achieve better visibility, respond quicker, and maximize profitability. Kalsi has a particular focus in the following industries:
- Government Contracting
- Financial Services
- Healthcare, et al.
As he continues the tradition of service to clients, colleagues, and community, Pritpal brings a wealth of knowledge, leadership, and passion to the role of CEO. For nearly 15 years, Kalsi’s strategic insight has helped SC&H plan for the next generation of services to provide the marketplace—in all areas of finance, accounting, and technology. He took the early initiative to spearhead the firm’s corporate-wide leadership and training programs by sourcing professional development programs (known as SC&H University), and also co-chairs SC&H Group’s Innovation Committee, which is made up of a team of senior executives selected to oversee research and structure a framework for innovation.
In addition to partaking in the firm’s community outreach and service projects, Pritpal also serves on the board of directors for Make-A-Wish® Mid Atlantic.
In 2020, he was recognized on the Baltimore Business Journal’s top 40 under 40 list as well as making The Daily Record’s VIP list – Very Important Professionals Successful by 40 awards.
Pritpal holds a B.S. degree in Decision and Information Sciences from the R.H. Smith School of Business at University of Maryland, College Park. He also sits on the University’s Accounting and Information Assurance Advisory Board.
Outside the office, Pritpal enjoys spending time with his family, hiking, and collecting and using vintage film cameras dating back to the early 1900s.