CohnReznick Expands Technology and Life Sciences Industry Practice

New York-based CohnReznick (FY14 net revenue of $508.2 million) announced the expansion of its technology and life science industry practice to Austin, Texas. The local practice builds on the firm’s longstanding relationship with private and public technology, new media and life sciences companies and industry investors, including private equity and venture capital firms.

Christopher Thomas

Christopher Thomas

Led by partner Christopher Thomas, the practice includes a combination of local and national professionals who will provide accounting, tax and advisory services to technology and life sciences companies in the Austin area. “I am very excited to be taking the lead on this initiative and we look forward to making a positive impact, not only on the local tech and life sciences markets, but on the Austin community as a whole,” says Thomas.

“The Austin technology and life sciences markets are expanding at an incredible pace as innovation continues to fuel existing companies and spawn new growth,” says Alex Castelli, a CohnReznick partner and the firm’s technology and life science industry practice leader. “Our focus on entrepreneurs and middle market companies will allow us to bring additional insight and support to the Austin marketplace.”

CohnReznick’s technology and life sciences industry practice helps private and public technology and life sciences companies succeed at each stage of their life cycle, the firm announced. Clients benefit from deep resources, hands-on, entrepreneurial culture and integrated service capabilities across a range of critical areas. The practice helps them to more effectively manage growth while meeting the rising expectations of investors and the financial community.