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Government and Public Sector Advisory

International Association of Financial Crimes Investigators Annual Conference


The Hon. Kenneth M. Donohue, former HUD Inspector General and CohnReznick Government and Public Sector Advisory Director and Senior Advisor, led a panel that discussed recent efforts to combat fraud in federal programs. Mr. Donohue also received the President’s Award from the Association commending him on his career-long efforts to protect taxpayer dollars and support of the Association.

Strengthening the Disaster Housing Assistance Program


Read about the recommended steps that should be undertaken to improve this key federal government housing program.

Hurricane Sandy Resource Center


Get updated information on Hurricane Sandy Relief, accounting and tax guidance, useful articles and links.


Paul Raffensperger
Principal, CohnReznick Advisory Group — Government and Public Sector Advisory, National Director

Frank Banda
CFE, CPA, PMP, Partner

Timothy Bender
CPA, PMP, Partner

The Hon. Kenneth M. Donohue
Director and Senior Advisor

Richard Leach
Director and Senior Advisor

The Hon. Roy Bernardi
Senior Advisor

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There is heightened pressure on federal, state, and local governments to ensure taxpayer funds are spent efficiently, effectively, and for their intended purpose. As a result, many government programs require extensive controls and project management protocols—requirements that may stretch the technical capabilities and manpower resources of many government agencies. This is particularly true in unpredictable, high-pressure situations such as recovery from a natural disaster.

CohnReznick Government and Public Sector Advisory is an experienced provider of financial managment, compliance, risk, and integrity monitoring, program, and disaster response support. We customize our services to support the missions of a broad range of federal, state, and local governments, whether they require defense support, financial audit readiness, data transparency, integrity monitoring, or disaster recovery assistance. Our services include:

CohnReznick Government and Public Sector Advisory has earned a reputation for solving complex business and project issues and providing high quality service, technical expertise, rapid deployment of resources, and a collaborative work style. Our leadership team takes pride in our proactive approach; the team you meet at the beginning of an engagement is the team that will be there to see the engagement through to final closeout.

Contract Vehicles
Access our GSA schedule contracts with labor categories and rates below. We also maintain several IDIQ contracts that facilitate expedited procurement.

FABS (GSA Schedule 520 - Financial and Business Solutions (FABS) No. GS-23F-0124M)

MOBIS (GSA Schedule 874 - Management, Organizational, and Business Improvement Services (MOBIS) No. GS-10F-544N)

Alliant (Alliant Government-wide Acquisition Contract: Subcontractor to NCI; Contract No. GS00Q09BGD0043)

Agency-Specific Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (IDIQs)
DHS Eagle
Treasury TIPSS-4

Blanket Purchase Agreements (BPAs)
Ginnie Mae CARS16

Blanket Purchase Orders (BPOs)
Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority

State Multiple Award Schedules
TXMAS Contract Vehicle

Small Business
CohnReznick Government and Public Sector Advisory develops its subcontracting goals by determining the most appropriate subcontractor to meet contract requirements to enhance or complement our offering of services and meet the spirit and intent of the government's Affirmative Action goals.

When assembling a team for an opportunity, we evaluate our supply chain of small businesses to determine suitability for the contract, reliability, availability of staff, and cost. We negotiate with best value contractors to meet our clients’ goals and look for proven subcontractors who have demonstrated successful performance on other contracts to build the best team possible for the client.

CohnReznick Government and Public Sector Advisory is committed to maximizing utilization of small businesses and supports businesses with the following socioeconomic status:

  • 8a
  • Small Businesses
  • Historically Underutilized Business Zones (HUBZone)
  • Small Disadvantaged Businesses
  • Women-Owned Small Businesses
  • Veteran-Owned Small Businesses
  • Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Businesses


Defense Support Services
CohnReznick Government and Public Sector Advisory personnel have many years of experience providing a variety of services to government organizations, including defense agencies. Some of these services include:

  • Implementing, overseeing, and monitoring programs, projects and intiatives for evaluating and reporting on metrics-based cost and schedule data.
  • Engaging in audits, compliance monitoring, and investigations realting to organizational program operations to confirm desired results are achieved.
  • Providing leadership and expertise to recommend solutions designed to promote transparency, efficiency, and effectiveness to mitigate instances of fraud, waste, abuse and malfeasance in government programs and operations.


Service Areas
Our service areas are highly customizable to be tailored to meet DoD's needs and include:

  • Enusring high-level legislators and executive agency personnel remain abreast of internal systems' deficiencies related to operations and corrective actions; and
  • Promoting integrity by conducting independent audits, investigations, and other monitoring activities to prevent or detect instances of fraud, waste, abuse and malfeasance within agency programs and operations, and by identifying opportunities for improving efficiencies.


If you are interested in teaming with CohnReznick Government and Public Sector Advisory or receiving additional information, please Contact Us.

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Joe Torre: CohnReznick National Spokesperson

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Joe Torre: CohnReznick National Spokesperson

The first ad from CohnReznick’s “Game Changer” campaign with national spokesperson Joe Torre. Learn more.

Renewable Energy

Renewable Energy

Timothy F. Kemper, Renewable Energy Practice Leader, addresses the audience at a recent renewable energy industry conference.


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Working With Us

Working With Us

What makes CohnReznick different from others in our profession? And what should our clients come to expect when working with us? The answer is The CohnReznick Advantage. Contact us to learn how we can out the CohnReznick Advantage to work for your business.


The value of an organization is determined by the skills and qualities of its leaders. With more than 280 partners serving clients nationwide, CohnReznick is renowned for the diverse experiences, knowledge and backgrounds of its leadership.

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We align our services in three segments: Accounting and Assurance, Tax, and Advisory. This approach allows us to provide holistic solutions to complex business problems and to seize upon opportunities requiring an integrated approach.

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Accounting and tax issues different significantly based on an organization's industry. We provide clients with expertise in nearly two dozen industries – we know the opportunities, the obstacles, the competitive landscape.

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CohnReznick professionals are thought leaders in their industries. Clients benefit from relevant and timely economic, legislative and industry insights that can keep them a step ahead of competition.

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Global Reach

Our involvement in the Nexia International network of firms enables us assist our clients wherever they do business-providing local expertise and connections wherever they needed. Nexia is comprised of 20,000 professionals operating in over 100 countries.

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