April 27, 2010 – Executive search firm paul~lawrence associates has placed Jennifer Simons as senior accounting policy manager for PNC Bank in Pittsburgh. Mark E. Little was the search consultant managing the assignment. Ms. Simons was previously vice president, director, accounting policy for U.S. BANCORP. The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. is a Fortune 500, financial services company with 58,000 employees. paul~lawrence associates and its sister company, highbridge associates, serve as strategic partners with their clients in sourcing, assessing, managing and retaining human capital.