HA&W Announces 16 Promotions Among the Next Generation of Leadership

October 20, 2015

Professionals recognized for delivering high-quality client service and technical expertise

October 20, 2015- HA&W, LLP, the largest tax, accounting and business consulting firm in Georgia, is pleased to announce the promotion of 16 professionals, further strengthening HA&W’s commitment to being a trusted business advisor to clients and offering the highest level of service.

Danielle Berg has been named HA&W’s Chief Marketing and Communications Officer (CMO) after joining the firm as its marketing director in 2014. This marks the first time in HA&W’s 63-year history the firm has elevated its marketing leader to a CMO role. “Danielle has emerged as a critical part of our leadership team as we continue to grow,” said HA&W CEO and Managing Partner Richard Kopelman. “Promoting our practices and articulating our vision for the future starts with a strong marketing leadership. Danielle brings those skill sets to our team.”

HA&W also announced that Carrie Zhou has been promoted to Director of HA&W’s Business Valuation group. Carrie has more than 11 years of valuation experience and has performed a wide range of valuation services for clients in multiple industries.

Other promotions to Senior Manager and Manager include:

Senior Manager:

  • Geoff Braun
  • Bob Carreker
  • Scot Goldring
  • Jesse Rawls
  • Simone Smith
  • Steve Sprinkle


  • Jason Bierly
  • Theodore Brown
  • Philip Brudney
  • Taylor Cleveland
  • Alicia Exley
  • Grant Gooding
  • Marcus Oglesby
  • Tal Ovadia

“The professionals promoted this year have demonstrated strong leadership skills in addition to technical and client service expertise. These individuals represent the future leadership of HA&W,” Kopelman added. “It is their results and commitment to our clients that have allowed them to achieve these milestones, and we’re pleased to have the opportunity to reward and recognize their successes.”

For more information about HA&W, visit https://aprio.com.


HA&W has been recognized as a “Best of the Best Accounting Firm” in the United States. Since 1952, clients throughout the U.S. and in more than 40 countries have counted on HA&W to build value, manage risk and drive growth. As the largest tax, audit and business advisory firm headquartered in Georgia, our expertise across a broad range of services and industries provides clients with winning financial practices and insights to help them grow at every stage of their business lifecycle.

To learn more about HA&W, visit https://aprio.com.

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