Polakoff joins CohnReznick as Managed Services & Outsourcing Principal
New York, NY – January 19, 2023 – CohnReznick LLP, one of the leading advisory, assurance, and tax firms in the United States, today announced that Kane D. Polakoff has joined the firm as a principal in its Managed Services & Outsourcing practice. Based in the Detroit area, Polakoff has more than 25 years of experience developing and implementing strategic services and solutions to help businesses drive operational growth and value. His industry experience includes private equity, banking and financial services, insurance, manufacturing, automotive, and publishing.
“The need to improve operational efficiency and performance, especially during this period of economic uncertainty, is causing more companies to turn to managed services and outsourcing solutions that can help them streamline processes, improve productivity, and reduce costs,” said Rebecca McDonald, Partner and Co-Leader of CohnReznick’s Managed Services & Outsourcing practice. “Kane’s domestic and international operational experience, ability to partner with executive management to identify opportunities for improvement, and success in delivering end-to-end solutions to cross functional teams from across the globe will be a significant asset to our clients and our practice.”
Polakoff’s wide range of expertise includes strategic visioning and implementation; technology innovation, P&L management, global operations and account management; client accounting advisory services; business process outsourcing, and management consulting. His experience includes helping businesses restructure and reestablish operational excellence by transforming from a discrete service provider to a value-added integrated solution provider. In addition to working with US companies, Polakoff has led business process solutions deployment internationally, including in Australia, China, Europe, India, Israel, Mexico, and the Philippines.
Polakoff’s thought leadership has been featured extensively in national publications including Accounting Today, CPA Practice Advisor, and US News & World Report. He has been a featured presenter for key industry organizations including the AICPA, Financial Executives International, Information Technology Alliance, and Digital CPA.
Before joining CohnReznick, Polakoff was the National Client Accounting Advisory Services (CAAS) Practice Leader for a major public accounting firm. He earned a BS in Business Administration from the University of California – Riverside.
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