Nelson Named Director for CohnReznick Advisory

New York-based CohnReznick LLP (FY14 net revenue of $508.2 million) announced the appointment of Dean Nelson as a principal and the technology and digital advisory national director for the firm’s advisory practice.

Nelson will lead the growth of technology and digital services with an emphasis on core technology, CIO advisory, analytics, package selection, and implementation and infrastructure.

“The technology needs of growing businesses are evolving daily, and expanding our technology services is one of our top strategic goals. Dean’s broad technology and digital background brings seasoned, strategic leadership to an already strong and talented team. We are excited about the collaboration and innovation that will result from this expansion and the ways it will allow us to better serve our clients. There was extraordinary marketplace interest in this role, and Dean was the perfect fit among a group of top candidates,” says Keith Denham, MP and national director of CohnReznick Advisory Group.

“I am proud to join CohnReznick’s Advisory group and be a part of the exciting growth happening here,” says Dean. “Our talented teams of professionals are passionate and motivated about solving client problems, being on the forefront of emerging issues, and providing best-in-class career development for our people.”

Dean joins the firm from Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC) in Boston, where he served as MP. In this role, he was successful in leading the enterprise strategy practice across the Americas. Earlier in his career, he served as a principal at IBM, and a Big 4 accounting firm. In those roles, he led fast-paced technology practices.