BlumShapiro Selects Kask as New MP

Joseph Kask

Joseph Kask

The partners of West Hartford, Conn.-based BlumShapiro (FY14 net revenue of $68.5 million) have elected Joseph Kask as MP, effective Jan. 1.

Kask will succeed Carl Johnson, who has served as MP for the past 14 years. Under Johnson’s leadership, the firm has enjoyed significant growth and new services to meet the needs of its clients. Johnson will assume the role of COO focused on internal operations, M&A and key talent acquisition.

Kask began his career with BlumShapiro in 2007, through the merger with Scully & Wolf, a firm located in Glastonbury, Conn. He has served as leader of the government services group, OMP in West Hartford and two terms on the firm’s executive committee.

“Joe brings a new energy and vision for our firm’s future,” the firm announced. “This, coupled with his dynamic leadership skills, provides us with the confidence that we will be even better positioned to serve client needs in the future.”

Allan D. Koltin, CEO of Koltin Consulting Group who advised the firm on the leadership transition says, “Carl was instrumental in making Blum the largest regional firm in New England and one of the most respected firms in the country. Joe Kask will be an exceptional leader going forward and has the perfect mix of skills and talents to lead the firm into the future.”