Connor joins CohnReznick as Principal and Risk Advisory Practice Leader

Connor to lead new Enterprise Risk Management service line

    New York, NY – March 5, 2024 – CohnReznick LLP, one of the leading advisory, assurance, and tax firms in the United States, today announced that Yvette Connor has joined the firm as Principal and Risk Advisory Practice Leader along with members of her core team. In addition to leading the practice and advising clients, she will be driving strategic growth through the launch of an Enterprise Risk Management service line that will complement the firm’s current Risk Advisory offerings.

    Connor has more than 25 years of domestic and international risk management experience providing clients with a comprehensive range of strategic, operational, and enterprise risk management solutions. She is skilled at employing analytics across risk and compliance governance frameworks, helping organizations to minimize volatility, drive growth, and enhance enterprise value. Her clients include the Fortune 50, Fortune 500, and Russell 3000 across key industries, including Financial Services, Insurance, Energy, Technology, Sports and Entertainment, Higher Education, and the Public Sector. 

    “In today’s business environment, executive teams and boards are increasingly leveraging risk advisory services to provide valuable insights, optimize resource allocation, and contribute to overall business resilience and success,” said Kristen Soles, Managing Partner – Global Consulting Solutions. “Yvette is an exceptional leader whose experience and depth in enterprise risk management and risk analytics will help our clients navigate uncertainties, make informed decisions, and proactively address potential challenges.”

    This new team will work alongside many of the firm’s other Global Consulting Solutions such as cybersecurity, sustainability, digital, privacy, and more through their focus on the use of data and analytics across risk management frameworks and controls to help organizations and the public sector optimize risk approaches to drive growth and value.

    Adds Soles, “Our clients need us to help them anticipate and plan for what is around the corner, this group does just that.” 

    Prior to joining CohnReznick, Connor was Principal and National Practice Leader, Strategic and Enterprise Risk Services for a major advisory, assurance, and tax firm. She earned a BS, Biology, and MBA, Finance, from the University of California, Davis and an MS, Risk Management, from New York University’s Stern School of Business. Connor is a certified Professional Risk Manager (PRM) from the Professional Risk Managers International Association (PRMIA); Certified Risk Management Professional (CRMP) from the Risk Management Society (RIMS); and an Associate in Risk Management (ARM) from the Risk Institute. She is a member of the Society of Corporate Compliance and Ethics (SCCE).


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