Crowe Horwath LLP elects 16 partners and three directors


CHICAGO (Sept. 4, 2013) - Crowe Horwath LLP, one of the largest public accounting and consulting firms in the U.S., has elected 16 new partners and three new directors. 

 Partners-effective April 1, 2014, unless otherwise noted

  • Jen Allen, Audit (Columbus, Ohio)
  • Jay Chung, Financial Advisory Services (Orange County, Calif.) - effective Aug. 19, 2013
  • John Epperson, Risk Consulting (Oak Brook, Ill.)
  • Scott Ford, Tax (Nashville, Tenn.)
  • Mike Giles, Tax (Lakeland, Fla.)
  • Rhonda Huismann, Tax (Grand Rapids, Mich.)
  • Jeff Jensen, Audit (Sacramento, Calif.)
  • Ryan Luttenton, Risk Consulting (Oak Brook, Ill.)
  • Jim O'Laughlin, Performance Consulting (Grand Rapids, Mich.)
  • Robert Parker, Tax (Nashville, Tenn.)
  • Jeff Sacks, Risk Consulting (Los Angeles, Calif.)
  • Tapan Shah, Risk Consulting (Oak Brook, Ill.)
  • Joe Tomaszewski, Audit (Grand Rapids, Mich.)
  • Christine Torres, Audit (Oak Brook, Ill.)
  • Lisa Voeller, Performance Consulting (Sacramento, Calif.) - effective July 8, 2013
  • Brian Zygmunt, Audit (Chicago, Ill.)

 Directors-effective immediately  

  • Eric Durham, Risk Consulting (Grand Rapids, Mich.)
  • Sandy Hofmann, Tax (Fort Wayne, Ind.)
  • Bret Updegraff, Performance Consulting (Indianapolis, Ind.)

"These professionals are dedicated to engaging and understanding their clients' needs and expectations," said Charles Allen, Crowe Horwath CEO. "Their leadership has helped Crowe continue its growth as a national firm."

About Crowe Horwath
Crowe Horwath LLP ( is one of the largest public accounting and consulting firms in the United States. Under its core purpose of "Building Value with Values®," 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. With offices coast to coast and 2,700 personnel, 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, consisting of more than 150 independent accounting and advisory services firms in more than 100 countries around the world.


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