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Crowe Horwath LLP ( is one of the largest public accounting, consulting, and technology firms in the United States. 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. Crowe 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. The network consists of more than 200 independent accounting and advisory services firms in more than 130 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

The Crowe Horwath 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
  • Advisory services
  • Performance consulting
  • 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:

  • Banking 
  • Construction & Real Estate
  • Financial services 
  • Food & Commodities 
  • Government 
  • Healthcare 
  • Higher education 
  • Manufacturing & Distribution 
  • Not-for-profit 
  • Private equity  
  • Retail dealerships 




  • 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 35 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, Texas and Vermont.  




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

Colorado: Denver

Connecticut: Simsbury  

Florida: Fort Lauderdale, Lakeland, Miami and Tampa

Georgia: Atlanta

Illinois: Chicago (Headquarters), Oak Brook and Springfield

Indiana: Elkhart, Fort Wayne, Indianapolis and South Bend

Kentucky: Lexington and Louisville

Massachusetts: Boston (Westborough)

Michigan: Grand Rapids

New Jersey: Livingston

New York: New York City

Ohio: Cleveland and Columbus

Tennessee: Knoxville and Nashville

Texas: Dallas

Vermont: Burlington  

Washington D.C.



Clayton, Missouri: CHAN Healthcare

George Town, Grand Cayman: Crowe Horwath Cayman Ltd.




Chief Executive Officer: James “Jim” Powers

Chief Operating Officer: Joseph “Joe” Santucci 

Chief Strategy and Innovation Officer: Derek Bang

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