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Frank Banda Named Leader of Government and Public Sector Advisory at CohnReznick


New York, NY – January 3, 2017 – CohnReznick LLP, one of the leading accounting, tax, and advisory firms in the United States, announces that Frank Banda, CPA, CFE, PMP, has been named Government and Public Sector Advisory Practice National Director for CohnReznick Advisory. 
 
A longtime partner in the Practice, Frank is a recognized leader for promoting government accountability and efficiency and his work includes: performing examinations to ensure taxpayer dollars are properly spent and the intended results achieved; and enterprise risk assessments to identify potential areas of vulnerability for fraud, waste, and abuse. He has more than 30 years of executive management, audit, accounting, and consulting experience, with special emphasis on risk management, program oversight, regulatory compliance and monitoring and congressional research and reporting. 
 
“Frank has been a key driver of many large scale projects for this practice, and he is known for his strong leadership skills and total commitment to the development and advancement of our professionals,” said Keith Denham, Managing Principal and National Director, CohnReznick Advisory. “I’m excited about the future of this practice under Frank’s leadership.”
 
Frank is well versed in public policy and audit/fraud prevention, which has enabled him to serve as an expert witness in complex cases in support for the U.S. Department of Justice. He has designed and implemented complex projects to oversee and administer more than $20 billion of federal funds. Frank is passionate about ensuring that he provides our clients with innovative solutions and extraordinary service that support them in protecting and maximizing the use of taxpayer dollars and public sector funds. 
 
Prior to joining the Firm, Frank co-founded a successful e-commerce software development company and served as CFO of a software development and systems integrator that provided a variety of IT services to federal, state, and foreign governments, as well as to large corporations. In addition to managing the company’s financial operations and contracted services and in addition to leading the company’s corporate mergers and acquisitions, Frank led numerous initiatives to develop operational processes that addressed complex business needs and successfully translated them into effective technology products. He also designed and developed a variety of forecasting and financial models and tools, wrote business rules for web portal and other systems, and led technology initiatives that created efficiencies and cost savings for internal operations. 
 
Based in the Firm’s Bethesda, MD office, Frank earned a Bachelor of Science in Accounting,  from the University of Maryland. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Maryland Association of Certified Public Accountants, Project Management Institute, Association for Certified Fraud Examiners, and the Association of Government Accountants.
 
About CohnReznick 
 
CohnReznick LLP is one of the top accounting, tax, and advisory firms in the United States, combining the deep resources of a national firm with the hands-on, agile approach that today's dynamic business environment demands. With diverse industry expertise, the Firm provides companies with the insight and experience to help them break through and seize growth opportunities. The Firm, with origins dating back to 1919, is headquartered in New York, NY with 2,700 employees in offices nationwide. CohnReznick is a member of Nexia International, a global network of independent accountancy, tax, and business advisors. For more information, visit www.cohnreznick.com
 
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