Accounting firm McGladrey has promoted two senior professionals in its Transaction Advisory Services group, appointing Gregory Dempsey and Kartik Sundar Raj to partner. Mr. Dempsey has 12 years of M&A experience advising private equity and subordinated funds, as well as assisting strategic buyers primarily on buy-side transactions. He has led deal teams on over 250 transactions, ranging in size from $2 million to $2 billion and has extensive industry experience in the manufacturing of industrial and consumer products, capital equipment, distribution, online commerce and service sectors. Mr. Sundar Raj provides accounting advisory solutions on the accounting of business combinations, revenue recognition and capitalization of internally developed software for information technology, media and e-commerce clients. He has experience with more than 200 domestic and international transactions with deal sizes ranging from $1.5 million to $10 billion.