Best Workplaces for Recent College Graduates

Crowe Horwath LLP and its personnel recognized nationally, locally

Accolades received for outstanding performance and work environment

Best Workplaces for Recent College Graduates

CHICAGO (Aug. 24, 2016) — Crowe Horwath LLP and its people were recognized nationally and locally for outstanding performance and work environment, among other merits. Nationally, Crowe was recognized on the 2015 National Best and Brightest Companies to Work For list, ranked seventh on the Fortune 50 Best Workplaces for Recent College Graduates list, was listed on Fortune’s 100 Best Workplaces for Millennials and ranked 10th on the Vault Accounting 50 list. In addition, Crowe was recognized locally as one of the best places to work by programs in Atlanta, Florida, Grand Rapids, Mich., Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, New Jersey, Ohio and Vermont. Crowe is one of the largest public accounting, consulting and technology firms in the U.S.

Additional awards and recognition of Crowe and personnel

  • Crowe's financial services group and marketing development and sales team earned the Marketing Achievement Award from the Association for Accounting Marketing (AAM) in the category of Direct Marketing – Lead Generation Campaign.
  • Crowe's exceptional client experience team received the Customer Experience Innovation Award from the Customer Experience Professionals Association (CXPA).
  • For the second year in a row, the Crowe Fort Lauderdale, Fla., office was named one of the Healthiest Employers in South Florida.
  • The Crowe Atlanta office was named an “Elite” winner in the Work-Life Balance category by Atlanta’s Best and Brightest Companies to Work For.
  • Former Crowe CEO Chuck Allen (Oak Brook, Ill.) was named to the Crain’s Chicago Business Who's Who in Chicago Business 2015 list. 
  • Derek Bang (Crowe Chief Strategy & Innovation Officer, Indianapolis) was named one of Consulting Magazine's 2015 Top 25 Consultants.
  • Matt Bowser (Risk Consulting, Indianapolis) and Angie Hipsher (Risk Consulting, Indianapolis) were named on Indy's 2015 Best and Brightest list, presented by Junior Achievement of Central Indiana. 
  • TJ Brecht (Tax Services, Elkhart, Ind.), Kelli Foley (Tax Services, South Bend, Ind.) and Scott Schmucker (Audit Services, Elkhart, Ind.) were part of the 2015 Class of Michiana Forty under 40; Mark Feldman (Audit Services, Elkhart, Ind.) and Jason Whitmer (Audit Services, South Bend, Ind.) were named to the 2016 Forty under 40 Class. Both were presented by the St. Joseph County Chamber of Commerce and other area chambers, Young Professionals Network of South Bend, Gates Automotive and the South Bend Tribune.
  • Tim Bryan (Advisory Services, Sacramento, Calif.) and Brian Chmiel (Advisory Services, Chicago) were honored by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) with its Standing Ovation program in forensics & valuation services.
  • Ray Calvey (Audit Services, Los Angeles) was recognized on the Los Angeles Business Journal’s Who’s Who in Los Angeles Business list.
  • Wendy Cama (Audit Services, New York) was named one of NJBIZ's Best 50 Women in Business. 
  • Lisa Carley (Audit Services, Indianapolis), Andrea Castle (Audit Services, Indianapolis) and former Crowe CEO Mark Hildebrand were recognized by the Indiana CPA Society. Lisa and Andrea received the Emerging Leaders Award, while Mark received the Distinguished Service Award. 
  • Raj Chaudhary (Risk Consulting, Chicago) and Michael Lucas (Risk Consulting, Chicago) were recognized as outstanding contributors by the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) board of directors.
  • Brittany Gerig (Tax Services, Indianapolis) received the Emerging Leader Award from the Ball State University Department of Accounting.
  • Sal Inserra (Audit Services, Atlanta) was listed on the Atlanta Business Chronicle’s 2015 Who’s Who in Law & Accounting list.
  • Arjun Kalra (Risk Consulting, San Francisco) was named one of Consulting Magazine's Rising Stars of the Profession for 2016, in the category of Financial Services. He was also recognized as the Anti-Money Laundering (AML) Professional of the Month by ACAMS Today in May 2016.
  • Angie Lewis (Audit Services, Columbus, Ohio) was named to the Columbus Business First's Forty under 40 Class of 2016.
  • Jay Mangel (Audit Services, Los Angeles) was recognized as a Power Accountant by San Fernando Valley Business Journal.
  • Mike Percy (Risk Consulting, Fort Lauderdale, Fla.) was recognized as a Power Leader in Banking & Finance by South Florida Business Journal.
  • Lisa Roney (Audit Services, Fort Lauderdale, Fla.) was named on South Florida Business Journal’s 2016 40 under 40 list.
  • Lisa Voeller (Performance Consulting, Sacramento, Calif.) was recognized as one of Consulting Magazine’s Top 25 Consultants in 2016 for “Excellence in Public Sector.”

To stay updated on Crowe awards and recognition, please visit the Best Place to Work page.

About Crowe Horwath 
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 120 countries around the world.

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