Terence “Terry” J. Connors, an experienced board member and seasoned executive, provides strategic, third-party business counsel to Navigate as an Advisor. Terry currently serves as board member and audit committee chairman of several well-known companies including FS Credit Real Estate Income Trust, Inc., Suburban Propane Partners L.P. (NYSE), and Cardone Industries, Inc.
After a very successful 40-year career in public accounting with two global firms, Terry retired from KPMG LLP in 2015, where he held the positions of Professional Practice Partner and SEC Reviewing Partner and was a member of KPMG’s Board of Directors, where he chaired the Audit, Finance & Operations Committee and the Professional Practice, Ethics & Compliance Committee.
While at KPMG, Terry served as a Senior Audit Partner and was a Leader for the firm’s Pennsylvania Audit Business Unit, one of its top performing US audit business units. During his career, Connors worked with numerous public and private companies, including Fortune 500 companies, as a senior audit and global lead partner. He also had 15 years of experience as part of the Philadelphia Chapter of the National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD),having most recently served as Chapter Chairman and President. He is also a NACD Board Leadership Fellow. Terry has also served as a member of many nonprofit boards and currently serves as a Trustee for St. Joseph’s Preparatory School in Philadelphia.