Brent McDaniel Joins Aprio as Chief Digital Officer

March 29, 2023

New appointment to leadership team set to support firm’s digital growth strategy

ATLANTA – Nationally recognized business advisory and CPA firm Aprio, LLP announced today that Brent McDaniel is joining the firm as Chief Digital Officer (CDO) out of Aprio’s Atlanta, GA headquarters.

As CDO, McDaniel will look to deliver a future state of Aprio’s technology enabled business services and stay ahead of the industry standard in technology capabilities across data activation, intelligent automation and application development. With over 25 years of experience across several of Aprio’s segments, McDaniel will focus on executing the firm’s growth strategy by identifying efficiencies and strengthening digital infrastructure. The team will continue to develop an environment that provide the best experience to our clients’ in the profession.

“Aprio’s commitment to exceptional experiences for our team and clients drives us to continuously enhance, innovate, and transform the way we think about the digital workspace,” said Richard Kopelman, CEO and Managing Partner at Aprio. “Leading a talented team of engineers and designers, Brent will ensure Aprio’s digital ecosystem is at the forefront of discovering what’s next in technology, supporting our clients’ and the firm’s growth.”

McDaniel joins Aprio with extensive experience in leadership roles from data-driven technology organizations, including his most recent role as a Chief Information Officer at a payment integrity services firm in the health insurance industry.

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About Aprio:

Aprio is a premier, full-service business advisory and certified public accounting firm that advises clients and associates on how to achieve what’s next. Aprio’s associates work as integrated teams across advisory, assurance, tax, outsourcing, talent solutions and private client services, bringing the best thinking and personal commitment to each client. Across practices, Aprio brings together proven expertise, deep understanding and strategic foresight for industries including Manufacturing and Distribution; Non-Profit and Education; Professional Services; Real Estate; Construction; Restaurant, Franchise & Hospitality; Government Contracting, and Technology and Blockchain. Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, Aprio has grown to over 1,500 team members. To serve clients wherever life or business may take them, Aprio’s teams speak more than 60 languages and work with clients in over 50 countries. For more, visit

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