Crowe Facts

Crowe Horwath LLP (www.crowehorwath.com) is one of the largest public accounting and consulting firms in the United States. Under its core purpose of “Building Value with Values®,” Crowe uses its deep industry expertise to provide audit services to public and private entities while also helping clients reach their goals with tax, advisory, risk and performance services. With a total of more than 3,000 personnel, Crowe and its subsidiaries have offices coast to coast. The firm is recognized by many organizations as one of the country's best places to work. Crowe serves clients worldwide as an independent member of Crowe Horwath International, one of the largest global accounting networks in the world, consisting of more than 150 independent accounting and advisory services firms in more than 100 countries around the world.

Firm History

Founded in 1942 as Crowe Chizek®, the firm changed its name to Crowe Horwath in September 2008 to strengthen its alignment with Horwath International. In 2009, Horwath International changed its name to Crowe Horwath International to further strengthen this alignment. Historically, Crowe is one of the fastest growing firms with an average annual growth rate of 17 percent over the past 40 years.


 

Business Units

Crowe’s integrated approach combines a variety of disciplines to improve the performance of clients’ businesses while building value and gaining the trust and confidence of their shareholders, investors, employees and other stakeholders. The firm’s core services include:

  • Audit
  • Financial advisory services
  • Performance
  • Risk consulting
  • Tax

 


 

Industry Expertise

At Crowe, key industry focus ensures that personnel know the trends and issues specific to clients’ businesses. By aligning specialists along industry lines, the firm can offer insight, depth and breadth of understanding that provides maximum opportunity for client success in achieving business goals and positioning their organizations for a strong competitive advantage. Principal industries include:

  •  Construction 
  •  Financial services 
  •  Food and commodities 
  •  Healthcare 
  •  Higher education
  •  Manufacturing/distribution 
  •  Not-for-profit 
  •  Private equity groups 
  •  Retail dealerships 
  •  State and local government

 


 

Awards/Recognition

  • Crowe is ranked as one of the nation’s top 10 public accounting and consulting firms based on U.S. net revenue, according to Accounting Today
  • Crowe ranks No. 1 nationally in the number of audits for publicly traded financial institutions, according to SNL Financial
  • As a result of the size of its public company audit practice, Crowe is one of only nine accounting firms subject to an annual inspection by the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB). 
  • Crowe is a founding member of the Center for Audit Quality.
  • According to survey administrator PeopleMetrics’ latest “Most Engaged Customers” survey, Crowe outperforms the accounting industry client engagement index benchmark by 33 points. 
  • Crowe has been recognized as one of the five best performing companies across PeopleMetrics’ customer base, measured according to the percentage of team members recognized by their clients in going above and beyond in meeting the client’s needs.  
  • Crowe has been recognized by best places to work programs in Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Illinois, Kentucky, Michigan, New Jersey, Ohio, Tennessee and Texas. 

 


 

Locations

California: Los Angeles (Sherman Oaks), Orange County (Costa Mesa), Sacramento and San Francisco

Florida: Fort Lauderdale, Lakeland and Tampa

Georgia: Atlanta

Illinois: Chicago, Oak Brook and Springfield

Indiana: Elkhart, Fort Wayne, Indianapolis and South Bend

Kentucky: Lexington and Louisville

Michigan: Grand Rapids

New Jersey: Livingston

New York: New York City

Ohio: Cleveland and Columbus

Tennessee: Knoxville and Nashville

Texas: Irving and Dallas

Washington D.C.

 

Affiliates  

Boston: Creative Financial Staffing

Clayton, Missouri: CHAN Healthcare

 


 

Leadership

Chief Executive Officer: Charles Allen


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