Eileen Turkot

Regional Leader - Latin America

Biography 

Eileen joined RSM US in 2010. After working her way through the ranks of the firm she became a Director in the Global Strategy team in 2019. The following year Eileen joined RSM International as the Regional Leader for Latin America. 

Eileen joined RSM US in 2010. After working her way through the ranks of the firm she became a Director in the Global Strategy team in 2019. The following year Eileen joined RSM International as the Regional Leader for Latin America. 

As the Regional Leader for Latin America, Eileen works closely with the leadership of Member Firms within the region to implement RSM’s global strategy. Eileen’s focus is helping Member Firms grow their international client base; develop and retain their talent; and drive the adoption of common methods and processes in order to provide seamless, high-quality service to clients wherever they do business. 

Eileen is most passionate about helping Member Firms to implement new strategies, programmes, or technologies which will enable them to grow their practice and provide a great talent experience for their people. Eileen enjoys supporting her RSM colleagues to achieve personal growth and professional success in their roles and which encourages them to use their unique skills and expertise, which ultimately brings value to RSM clients. 

Eileen is also passionate about the global nature of our work in assisting business leaders to enter new markets with the help of RSM advisers, and collaborating on diverse, multicultural teams.

“Alongside helping the various technical leadership teams to develop specialised value-add service offerings for clients, I aim to champion diversity and inclusion within RSM in Latin America, which is critical for long-term success.”

Outside of work Eileen likes to spend time with her family and loves to travel. She's very competitive and enjoys playing sports, especially tennis and CrossFit. She is also a licensed foster parent and is passionate about advocating for children in care. To support this cause, she is a board member of a non-profit organisation in the US called Let It Be Us – which is a child welfare organisation that runs programs to improve life outcomes for children in foster care.

Career timeline 

2020 - Latin America Regional Leader, RSM International   
2019 - Promoted to Director        
2019 - Director, Global Strategy, RSM US   
2015 - Latin America Liaison, International Services Office, RSM US   
2010 - Supply Chain Consultant, RSM US   
Part of the RSM US supply chain consulting team that helped Walmart expand into Latin America through several acquisitions

2010 – 2015 – 2019 - Director, Global Strategy, RSM US 2020 – Latin America Regional Leader, RSM International

Recent press and media highlights: 

 2022, the year of the crypto economy in Latin America

Professional certification 

Project Management Professional – Project Management Institute Certificate 

Education

BA International Studies and Spanish, Butler University –Indianapolis, Indiana, United States - 2009 

Postgraduate Diploma, Master of Science in International Management, University of Liverpool - England (Diploma achieved through distance learning/remote) 2014