CohnReznick elevates Hooley to Chief Operating Officer
New York, NY – February 3, 2022 – CohnReznick LLP, one of the leading advisory, assurance, and tax firms in the United States, today announced that it has appointed long-time executive and San Diego Office Managing Partner Mark Hooley as its new Chief Operating Officer. Hooley takes over from Philip Mandel who will assume a new role at CohnReznick focused on the firm’s growth initiatives through its Nexia International network.
With more than 20 years at the firm, Hooley has provided assurance and consulting services to public and privately held companies across diverse industries, developing strong expertise in renewable energy and technology. In his new role, Hooley will be responsible for managing and supporting the firm’s advisory, assurance, and tax service lines, financial reporting systems, administration, facilities, innovation and technology, and international operations. He was elected to the firm’s Executive Board in 2021 and will continue his term.
“I could not be more excited to work with CohnReznick’s leaders to make our firm’s vision and strategy a reality for our people,” said Hooley. “CohnReznick has provided me endless opportunities to develop both personally and professionally. My teams internally and my clients externally have played such a key role in preparing for this next step – a natural progression allowing me to give back to our firm and pay it forward. CohnReznick is perfectly positioned to capitalize on unique opportunities that include implementing advanced technologies, executing differentiated strategies to upskill our people, and creating customized niche-based solutions for our clients.”
“It is an exciting time for CohnReznick as we continue on our growth journey and approach $1B of revenue and beyond,” said David Kessler, CohnReznick CEO. “Mark is the right person with the right experience to be our next Chief Operating Officer. He is deeply committed to operational and client service excellence and has built teams and operations throughout our organization including our West Coast renewable energy practice, our financial accounting modeling team, and our Innovation Office.” Kessler added, “I am confident that Mark will continue to build upon the collaborative, performance-focused culture that Phil helped establish and look forward to collaborating with Mark in helping our firm execute on our goals and strategies.”
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