Josh Cole Consulting

Crowe launches combined consulting business unit 

Firm names Josh Cole team leader

Josh Cole Consulting
CHICAGO (June 18, 2019) – Crowe LLP recently named Josh Cole as managing principal of the consulting team at Crowe, a convergence of the firm’s former performance consulting and risk consulting teams. In this role, Cole leads the new business unit, which includes approximately 1,200 personnel and generates nearly $325 million in revenue. Crowe is a public accounting, consulting and technology firm with offices around the world.

“Clients want more than just ‘check the box’ outcomes from their risk and compliance investments. They also expect innovative performance-improving solutions to be secure against emerging market risks,” said Cole. “Our unified consulting team combines our talent across the entire portfolio of consulting solutions.”

In his more than 25 years with Crowe, Cole has been instrumental in the growth of the consulting team at Crowe and its industry specializations. Based in Grand Rapids, Michigan, he has a finance degree from Michigan State University.

"Market demand for consulting services is migrating toward the ability to build, embed, implement and optimize technology solutions that simplify business processes and use vast amounts of data to provide accurate, real-time and even predictive information to management," said Crowe CEO Jim Powers. "This organizational change makes it easier for clients to take advantage of what we have to offer.”

The consulting team at Crowe provides a highly specialized, industry-centric portfolio of offerings designed to protect and improve its clients’ organizations. Embedded in many of the offerings are Crowe technology solutions designed and developed to solve specific needs in such industries as financial services, healthcare, insurance, life sciences, manufacturing, and technology, media and telecommunications.

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Crowe LLP ( is a public accounting, consulting and technology firm with offices around the world. Crowe uses its deep industry expertise to provide audit services to public and private entities. The firm and its subsidiaries also help clients make smart decisions that lead to lasting value with its tax, advisory and consulting services. Crowe is recognized by many organizations as one of the best places to work in the U.S. As an independent member of Crowe Global, one of the largest global accounting networks in the world, Crowe serves clients worldwide. The network consists of more than 200 independent accounting and advisory services firms in more than 130 countries around the world.

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