Aprio Re-elects MP and Executive Committee Members; Names New Partners

Richard Kopelman

Atlanta-based Aprio LLP (FY17 net revenue of $85.1 million) announced that Richard Kopelman has been re-elected as the firm’s MP. In addition, the firm has re-elected three executive committee members and added five new partners to Aprio’s leadership team.

Kopelman has been the firm’s MP since 2012 and was re-elected to serve Aprio as MP for three more years. Under Kopelman’s leadership, Aprio has grown its revenue by 40% and added five new services lines to the business. In 2017, Richard championed an industry-leading rebrand transitioning the firm from Habif Arogeti & Wynne to Aprio, and since 2013 has spearheaded six combinations including the firm’s first two outside of the Atlanta market.

In addition, Aprio re-elected three members to its Executive Committee:

  • Yelena Epova, PIC, International Services
  • Michael Levy, PIC, Transaction Advisory Services
  • Alan Vaughn, PIC, Real Estate & Construction

These three partners join existing committee members: Adam Beckerman, Rob Casey and Sam Tuck.

Aprio admitted five new partners in 2019 as it continues to build success for the firm. Naming new partners demonstrates Aprio’s commitment to its team members’ professional growth and development, but also the recognition of the strategic foresight, expertise, dedication and passion these individuals demonstrate in advising the firm’s clients to get to their next.

Aprio’s newest professionals admitted into the partner group, as of Jan. 1, include:

  • Jessica Hussain, Retail, Franchise & Hospitality
  • Michael Lange, Manufacturing & Distribution
  • Thomas Prevatt, Professional Services
  • Thomas Scott, Technology & Blockchain
  • Jagruti Solanki, Technology & Blockchain

“As Aprio continues to grow, it is important that we promote individuals who can be strong leaders and guide the firm to its next,” says Kopelmanr. “It is an honor to promote our co-workers to partners, they have each played an important role in the firm’s success and I know they will continue to develop professionally and advise our clients to achieve what’s next.”