CPA, Chief Executive Officer
New York, NY
Frank Longobardi, CPA, is Chief Executive Officer of CohnReznick LLP. In this role he leads the organization with a strategic focus on driving profitable growth, delivering world-class client service, and developing future leaders of CohnReznick. A longtime member of the Firm’s Executive Board, Frank also serves on the Board of Directors of CohnReznick Capital, LLC, a boutique investment bank and a subsidiary of CohnReznick that specializes in the energy sector.
Frank’s distinguished career has centered on providing strategic guidance for middle market clients. In addition to co-founding his own firm, which combined with CohnReznick (then J.H. Cohn) in 2007, Frank has held a number of leadership positions within the Firm. Prior to being elected CEO, he served as Regional Managing Partner New England where he led the Firm’s Connecticut and Massachusetts offices. His leadership experience also includes roles overseeing all of the Firm’s industry practices, managing an audit efficiency initiative, and the recent launches of CohnReznick’s new strategic plan and its diversity and inclusion task force.
Frank is a committed corporate citizen, ensuring that the Firm and its people are dedicated to giving back to the community. A board member of the Arthritis Foundation, Frank is the 2016 recipient of its Legacy of Volunteer Service Award. He is also a board member and audit committee member for the UConn Foundation. With a focus on developing future leaders in the profession, Frank is a frequent speaker and coach within the Firm’s learning and development programs, and regularly shares his perspectives on leadership and other important industry issues with the media and at events.
B.S., Accounting, University of Connecticut
Certified Public Accountant
Series 6, 7, and 66 licenses
Experienced expert witness
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
Connecticut Society of Certified Public Accountants