Ted Kowalsky
CISSP, PgMP, PMP, Principal – Government and Public Sector Advisory

As a Principal in CohnReznick’s Government and Public Sector Advisory practice, Ted Kowalsky focuses on advising public sector and commercial businesses on ways to leverage government funding and the tax code in support of a nationwide focus on community resilience, economic development, and sustainability objectives.


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Experience and credentials

Ted has more than 20 years of experience across public administration, financial services, and information technology
Range of domain expertise includes affordable housing, renewable energy finance, capital markets stabilization, homeownership preservation, environmental grants, and public sector sustainability
Previously served at the U.S. Department of the Treasury as Executive Director (career member of the Senior Executive Service) of the Office of Grants & Asset Management, overseeing a $45B portfolio of large-scale stabilization, federal financial management and grant programs
Additional Treasury experience comprises executive roles on the Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP) and leadership of a $5B affordable housing program (Sec. 1602), a $26B renewable energy program (Sec. 1603), and launching the Deepwater Horizon oil spill trust fund and grant programs (RESTORE Act)
Ted also served in several executive roles across the national COVID-19 response from the CARES Act through the American Rescue Plan (ARP)
Recipient of the U.S. Treasury’s Exceptional Service Award, awarded by Secretary Janet L. Yellen
Before joining CohnReznick, Ted was Director of ESG and Public Sector Sustainability at a major advisory firm where he helped lead a practice focused on national sustainability topics for commercial and public clients including ESG materiality, climate risk analysis, quantification, and reporting
Experience includes greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) accounting, transition planning, scenario analysis, and regulatory disclosure (e.g., SEC climate disclosure, ISSB S1/S2, CA Climate Bills 253/261)
Focuses on serving disadvantaged and underserved communities


MSc, Economic History – London School of Economics and Political Science
MA, History – The George Washington University
BA, Literature and BA, History & Philosophy – America University

Professional affiliations

Program Management Professional (PgMP)
Project Management Professional (PMP)
Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Federal Accounting Standards Advisory Board (FASAB) Climate Task Force – Member
American Blockchain and Cryptocurrency Association – Board of Directors