Atlanta-based Aprio LLP (FY17 net revenue of $85.1 million) announced that it is expanding its consulting and advisory capabilities with the launch of Business Technology Consulting Services, led by Mark Mahre who will serve as director, and the hire of David Zafft as director, transaction advisory and business valuation services, to continue to address the needs of clients and prospects.
Aprio’s Business Technology Consulting Services offers strategic and tactical solutions that enable companies to streamline the management of technology investments and maximize ROI by improving existing systems and processes and designing and implementing new solutions. Hiring a business technology firm can help businesses develop their strategies, software, enterprise, etc. developing their company and helping them keep up to date with the latest changes within the business world.
Aprio’s advisors simplify technology transformations by providing guidance across a company’s entire technology landscape. Aprio ensures technology investments support business goals and strategies so that technology costs can be linked to specific business outcomes. The Business Technology Consulting Services team helps clients simplify cloud transitions, mitigate risk and establish IT Financial Management (ITFM) solutions that provide cost transparency.
Mahre has more than 20 years of technology consulting leadership experience. Prior to joining Aprio, he served for over a decade as MP of the U.S. for ClearCost Consulting.
“While Aprio has been performing Business Technology Consulting Services for clients for over 25 years, it is now time to take that to the next level. Mark has vast experience designing and leading enterprise-wide initiatives utilizing a wide variety of services including BPM, governance, technology, migrations and metrics to deliver leading-edge technology solutions for clients,” says Lee Fields, PIC of advisory services at Aprio. “We are excited to have Mark join the Aprio team to provide clients with the technology services they seek to take their businesses to their next.”
Aprio has also hired Zafft as a director within its Transaction Advisory and Business Valuation Services. In his role, he will assist clients in both buy-side and sell-side engagements, including aspects related to capital usage alternatives, investment preparation, transaction execution and closing support.
“At Aprio, it is our goal to provide our clients with the comprehensive services they need to grow profitably, whether those are advisory services or traditional tax and accounting services,” says Richard Kopelman, CEO and MP. “Aprio entered into the advisory services space nearly a decade ago and since then has launched a number of services including financial consulting, information risk management and assurance, blockchain, data analytics, management consulting and behavioral economics.”