Miami, FL (August 31, 2022) – Hancock Askew & Co., LLP (HAC), a full-service audit, tax, accounting and advisory firm is proud to announce the hire of John Lowell as a Director of Risk Advisory out of the firm’s Miami office.
As Director, John will be responsible for leadership, strategic direction and overall development of the firm’s risk advisory practice in the South Florida market. His focus will not only be in excellent client service but in business development efforts. John will work closely with the Partners and other members of leadership in Florida to strategically grow the practice, strengthen relationships with industry leaders and recruit top risk advisory talent for the HAC Florida team. Hancock Askew’s risk advisory services include consultations on Sarbanes-Oxley, internal controls design and implementation, risk assessments and other business process improvements.
John has over 12 years of experience in public accounting working with both private and public companies. His area of expertise includes providing consulting services related to Sarbanes-Oxley consultation, design, implementation and review of controls and policies/procedures, internal audit support, business process evaluation, risk assessments, FDIC Rule Part 370, target operating model design and implementation, BSA/AML Compliance, product risk management, and Incident identification and escalation management. Most recently, John was a senior manager at Deloitte where he gained global client experience during his tenure there. Additionally, John is a PMP certificated project manager and a member of the Institute of Internal Audit (IIA). He graduated from Boston College with a Bachelor of Arts in Economics.
Chad Miller, Partner and Risk Assurance & Advisory Practice Leader, said, “The firm has a robust risk advisory practice in Georgia and John Lowell’s service expertise and strong industry relationships in the business community will be the key to expanding the practice in South Florida. We are excited to partner with John for future success.”
Craig Armstrong, Miami Office Managing Partner, said, “The addition of John in our Miami office is a testament to the vast growth we’ve experienced in Miami since our inception in 2016. We are now focusing our growth strategies beyond tax and audit services, and I look forward to working with John to help develop our advisory practice in South Florida and ultimately into our other Florida markets.”
About Hancock Askew & Co.
Hancock Askew is a professional services firm tracing its origins back to 1910. The firm provides services that include tax, audit, accounting, risk assurance and advisory, SOC examinations, transaction advisory, business valuations and other critical business consulting services. With offices in Savannah, Atlanta, and Augusta, Georgia as well as Miami, Tampa and Jacksonville, Florida; our staff of over 250 professionals provides support to an array of clients ranging from emerging businesses to large corporations, nonprofit organizations to publicly traded companies and individuals. Hancock Askew is an independent member of the BDO Alliance USA. For more information about Hancock Askew, visit www.hancockaskew.com.