SDGblue, LLC joins Crowe Horwath

Global firm expands cybersecurity services


CHICAGO (March 30, 2017) – On April 1, 2017, Crowe Horwath (Crowe) will welcome the personnel and resources of SDGblue, LLC. Crowe is a public accounting, consulting and technology firm with a global risk consulting practice and offices around the world.

Founded in 1991, SDGblue provides cybersecurity services and solutions to clients across a wide spectrum of industries. Its client base includes healthcare, finance, insurance, government, retail, manufacturing, utilities and publicly traded clients, among others. The Lexington, Kentucky, company has 35 professionals and has twice been named to the Inc. 5000 list of fastest-growing private companies with a three-year sales growth rate of 93 percent. Founder and CEO C. Glen Combs will join Crowe as a principal. Financial terms were not disclosed.

“Cybersecurity risks are evolving rapidly, and our clients have been seeking our insight to position them to best manage those risks,” said Steve Strammello, leader of the Crowe Risk Consulting practice. “The SDGblue team is deeply specialized in cybersecurity risk management and will be of lasting value to our clients. I am also excited to welcome such a strong team that so closely shares the same values as Crowe.”

“By tapping into Crowe’s significant resources, we’ll be able to offer our clients a broader range of products, services and solutions,” said Combs. “We’re looking forward to joining Crowe, as it will also provide numerous opportunities for our people.”  

About Crowe Horwath
Crowe Horwath LLP (www.crowehorwath.com) 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.