CPA, Regional Managing Partner - South/West
With more than 25 years of audit and business advisory experience serving public and private clients in real estate and other industries, George Klenovich serves as the Regional Managing Partner for CohnReznick’s South/West Region. He is also a member of CohnReznick's Executive Committee.
Throughout his career, George has served as the lead assurance and coordinating partner on large, privately-held, private equity-owned, and public companies. Many of these companies have been active in international expansion, acquisition and financing, including IPOs and SEC reporting. George’s prestigious clientele includes real estate operating companies, real estate syndicators, real estate investment funds, construction and engineering companies, manufacturers, medical services, leasing companies, sports franchises, wholesale/distribution companies, gaming, and for-profit educational institutions.
Prior to joining CohnReznick, George served as both the Office Managing Partner and Director of the Assurance Practice for the St. Louis office of Ernst & Young. In prior positions, his primary focus was on strategic growth markets for the Midwest region. George has served as the president of the board of directors of the St. Louis chapter of the Association for Corporate Growth. He has also served on the boards of directors and executive committees of Places for People, the Center of Creative Arts (COCA), Herbert Hoover Boys & Girls Club, St. Louis Chapter of Alzheimer’s Association, and the St. Louis Sports Commission.
B.S., Accounting, Southern Illinois University
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
Illinois Society of Certified Public Accountants
Missouri Society of Certified Public Accountants
Urban Land Institute
Association for Corporate Growth, St. Louis Chapter, Former President of the Board of Directors
Regional Chamber & Growth Association, Board of Directors
Regional Business Council, Board of Directors
Pension Real Estate Association