John Kurkowski

John Kurkowski

Managing Partner, Private Equity

One Mid America Plaza

Suite 500

Oakbrook Terrace, Illinois 60522-3697

United States

John Kurkowski is the managing partner of the Crowe LLP private equity services group and oversees the delivery of solutions to help private equity firms and their portfolio companies maximize value – from investment to realization.

John has more than 25 years of experience conducting audits and reviews and providing financial advisory services to privately held and publicly traded clients in manufacturing, distribution, and service industries. In addition to his audit and financial advisory responsibilities, he has extensive experience:

  • Performing due diligence services for both strategic and financial buyers
  • Advising on post-merger integration issues
  • Completing business process controls reviews
  • Consulting on purchase price disputes
  • Applying complex accounting standards regarding revenue recognition, business combinations, and income taxes
  • Assisting in the preparation of Securities and Exchange Commission registration statement filings

Prior to joining Crowe, John was a partner at Arthur Andersen, where he served clients in the consumer packaged goods, manufacturing, distribution, pharmaceuticals, and healthcare industries.

Professional Affiliations

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants member
  • Illinois Society of Certified Public Accountants member


  • Bachelor of Science, Accounting
    University of Illinois