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Aug 08, 2017

Citrin Cooperman Expands Consulting Practice as Steve Ronan joins Firm

Featuring Stephen Ronan

Citrin Cooperman has expanded its advisory services with the launch of a new service line, Strategy and Business Transformation (SBT).  As part of the expansion, Steve Ronan, founder of Ronan Consulting Group, was admitted as a principal and practice leader of this initiative. The Strategy and Business Transformation service line was formed to help clients develop and implement strategies, tailored to their industry and economics, which will improve process and profitability, create scalable businesses, and address business challenges.  Through the services of the SBT group, Citrin Cooperman clients will receive assistance with assessing critical aspects of their business, develop alternate strategies and vision, and develop, implement, and monitor operational road maps to help achieve business and financial objectives. The SBT team, working closely with Citrin Cooperman’s niche industry and advisory professionals, will provide clients with expertise in strategic planning, process improvement, talent management, and technology utilization.

“We continue to bring in top tier talent in our quest to provide significant value-added services beyond the standard tax and audit services,” said Joel Cooperman, CEO of Citrin Cooperman. "The formation of Strategy and Business Transformation marks our continued commitment to providing forward thinking, best-in-class advisory services to our clients.”

Ronan brings a wealth of experience and expertise to Citrin Cooperman through his service to a wide a range of companies, from Fortune 100 enterprises to middle- market businesses. Through Ronan Consulting Group, he has worked with many companies helping them develop and execute strategies to improve profitability, create scalable businesses, and strengthen customer relationships. Prior to founding his own firm, Ronan was at Deloitte Consulting running strategy and transformation programs for many of their best clients.
Ronan’s client experience extends from traditional management consulting disciplines to the latest trends in management and technology. He believes that establishing goals for business value should be accompanied by tactics and tools that make it possible to achieve, sustain, and build on that value over time. As a result, Ronan has been on the leading edge of incorporating digital approaches into traditional consulting services. Ronan is a widely acclaimed writer and speaker in this area. His industry experience includes manufacturing, technology, media and entertainment, franchising, life sciences, real estate, and financial services. 
“I’m very excited to join Citrin Cooperman and launch and lead the Strategy and Business Transformation group,” said Ronan.  “Combining our background and skills with Citrin Cooperman’s strong portfolio of services will create a truly unique offering in the marketplace that will create substantial value for our clients. Citrin has a reputation for providing personalized, value-focused services and is trusted by an impressive list of companies. I look forward to offering new ways to help those clients achieve long-term success.”

About Citrin Cooperman: Citrin Cooperman is among the largest, full-service CPA firms in the United States – currently ranked in the top 25. With over 900 employees and 10 domestic locations along the East Coast, Citrin Cooperman has steadily built its business serving a diverse and loyal clientele since 1979. Our daily mission is to help our clients “focus on what counts.” We enhance the business and personal lives of our clients through our customized approach which includes offering a wide range of attest, assurance, tax, and business advisory services, including valuation and forensic services, across the globe. Citrin Cooperman has deep experience in a variety of industries, including entertainment, financial services, franchising, health care, private equity, real estate, and technology. Citrin Cooperman is an independent firm associated with Moore Stephens International Limited.