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Daragh Watson

Accounting Advisory, Chicago Office Lead

Daragh is a Partner and CrossCountry’s Chicago Office Lead. With over 20 years of audit and advisory experience, he will play an instrumental role in directing the firm’s Chicago market strategy and operations and supporting the needs of clients in the region.

Prior to CrossCountry, Daragh previously spent over 20 years with KPMG LLP serving clients in the public and private sector. His most recent role at KPMG was as a Partner and Deputy Asset Management Practice Leader for the Midwest region based in Chicago. His experience includes large global public company audits, IPO’s, carve outs, and restatements, as well as audits for private equity and venture capital backed entities.  Prior to transferring to the Chicago office, he worked in KPMG Dublin, Ireland for six years in the audit practice.

Daragh is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in Illinois, a Fellow Chartered Accountant (FCA) in Ireland, and a member of the Association of Certified Public Accountants.