Aprio, LLP Names Six New Partners for 2017

January 30, 2017

New partners lead the firm to what’s next

ATLANTA, January 30, 2017 – Aprio, LLP, formerly Habif, Arogeti & Wynne, the largest, full-service independent CPA-led business advisory firm based in Atlanta, Georgia, announced today that the firm has added six new partners. The firm’s new partners consist of professionals from across Aprio’s service lines: advisory, assurance, tax and private client services.

Naming new partners demonstrates Aprio’s commitment to its associates’ professional growth and development, but also the recognition of the strategic foresight, expertise, dedication and passion these individuals demonstrate in advising the firm’s clients to get to their next.

Aprio’s newest professionals admitted into the partner group, as of Jan. 1, 2017, include:

  • Ori Epstein, Partner, Technology and Biosciences and International Services
  • Lee Fields, Partner-in-Charge, Advisory Services
  • Keith Greenwald, Partner-in-Charge, Private Client Services
  • Carli McDonald, Partner-in-Charge, R&D Tax Credit Services
  • Cardell McKinstry, Partner, Transaction Advisory Services
  • Derek Pitts, Partner, Transaction Advisory Services

“Over the last few years I’ve had the honor of working very closely with each of these individuals as we have expanded the services we bring to our clients,” said Richard Kopelman, CEO and managing partner at Aprio. “Each of these new partners have been instrumental in the growth of the firm and taking us to our next. I congratulate each of them on their admittance to our partnership.”

The announcement of new Aprio partners comes on the heels of a historic change for the firm. As of Jan. 13, 2017, the firm, formerly known as Habif, Arogeti & Wynne, rebranded to Aprio. The new name conveys how the firm gives its best to clients, from proven experience and technical expertise to fresh thinking, new ideas and genuine care. Its sound is approachable and modern, and signals the firm’s commitment to an exceptional client experience.

For more information about Aprio, visit aprio.com.

About Aprio

As a premier full-service CPA-led business advisory firm, Aprio’s associates work as integrated teams across advisory, assurance, tax and private client services, bringing our best thinking and personal commitment to each client. At Aprio, we advise clients and associates to achieve what’s next.

Across our practices, we bring our proven expertise, deep understanding and strategic foresight for industries including Manufacturing and Distribution; Nonprofit and Education; Professional Services; Real Estate and Construction; Restaurant, Franchise & Hospitality; and Technology and Biosciences. In our 65 years, we have grown to 400 employees. To serve our clients wherever life or business may take them, our teams speak more than 60 languages and work with clients in over 40 countries. We have grown a premier firm where thriving employees serve thriving clients. We invest in our clients’ success by investing in our own. In addition to its Atlanta headquarters, Aprio also operates in New York and Sarasota, Fla. For more, visit aprio.com.

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