Jennifer Joiner Named Aprio’s Chief Innovation and Strategy Officer

July 27, 2023

Leadership team appointment to activate firm-wide strategic vision

ATLANTA – Nationally recognized business advisory and accounting firm, and recently named the No. 1 Fastest-Growing Accounting Firm in the U.S. Aprio, LLP announced today that Jennifer Joiner has joined the firm as Chief Innovation and Strategy Officer.

In this instrumental role, Joiner will lead Aprio’s strategy execution office. She will guide Aprio’s enterprise-level strategic vision, moving towards a customer-centric, data-driven organization and integrating like-minded firms to collectively achieve the best results for our clients around the globe. With more than 20 years of experience in consulting and professional services, Joiner will work alongside the firm’s board of directors to provide vision and execution for short and long-term strategies that support the firm’s continued growth and 5-year plan.  

“We’re excited to welcome Jennifer to Aprio as an important asset to Aprio’s Executive Leadership Team as we continue to deliver our ambitious growth strategy,” said Richard Kopelman, CEO & Managing Partner at Aprio. “With her extensive experience in strategy execution, Jennifer will build scalable processes and drive stewardship across the firm to deliver exceptional client experiences as inclusive business partners, bringing our fundamental of One Aprio to life.”

Based in Atlanta, Joiner is a vision-driven leader with focused strategy experience and a proven record in growing service lines, client bases, accounts, industries, and products. Her former roles include working closely with executive leaders and Boards of internationally recognized brands.

“Aprio has the right growth mindset and the capacity for change, and I’m excited to step into this new role to guide that energy for this transformational journey,” said Joiner, who will work out of Aprio’s Atlanta, GA headquarters. “I’m confident in our mission to enable comprehensive client experiences and rapid-pace scale to create a cutting-edge, business advisory and accounting firm by elevating and streamlining our growth and how we serve our clients.”

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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, audit, 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; Retail, Franchise and Hospitality; Government Contracting, and Technology and Blockchain. Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, Aprio has grown to over 1,700 team members. To serve clients wherever life or business may take them, Aprio’s teams speak more than 35 languages and work with clients in over 50 countries. For more, visit

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