alliantgroup Expands Industry-Leading Strategic Advisory Board with Addition of HOK Executive
Robert Pratzel, former CFO for top architecture firm, joins alliantgroup’s Advisory Board to add insights to the building design industry
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July 9, 2012 - PRLog -- July 9, 2012 – Robert Pratzel of HOK Group, Inc., one of the world’s leading architecture and design firms, has been selected to join a prestigious team of high-profile business leaders and policy makers on the alliantgroup Strategic Advisory Board. As the “Official Sponsor of American Innovation and Job Creation,” alliantgroup’s mission is to strengthen American businesses, and the Advisory Board will assist in that mission.
Robert is a CPA and currently Senior Financial Advisor of HOK where he formerly held the position of Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer for 26 years. During his tenure, HOK has grown five-fold and is widely recognized as one of the best-managed and diversified practices in the country. In 2009, Bob was voted CFO of the Year by the St. Louis Business Journal.
“Bob exemplifies the kind of top-notch talent we have joining our Strategic Advisory Board. We are excited to have him join our team of credentialed professionals who care about strengthening American businesses and making a positive impact on the country,” said Dhaval Jadav, alliantgroup CEO.
alliantgroup provides Fortune 50-level expert resources to CPAs and businesses for claiming valuable tax incentives. As the go-to professional services firm, alliantgroup’s Advisory Board has attracted some of the most powerful and influential minds in the fields of management, accounting, tax, law, and public policy. Members of the Advisory Board gain additional access to exclusive VIP programs and networking, as well as opportunities for dialogue with top government officials about issues impacting their practices and industries.
Before his employment with HOK, Robert worked in the audit division of Touche Ross & Co., prior to its merger with Deloitte. Besides his experience on auditing firms from a wide range of industries, he was also a frequent lecturer on the topic of cash management.
“I have been impressed with alliantgroup for several years – first working with them on tax studies that provided tremendous value for HOK, and now as a member of their Advisory Board. I admire companies who want to be actively involved in making a difference for businesses in this country,” commented Bob Pratzel.
alliantgroup, LP is the nation's leading tax specialty services provider, working with CPA firms and their clients to ensure companies receive the full benefit of federal and state tax incentives aimed at creating jobs and spurring innovation in America. alliantgroup has helped thousands of businesses in the architecture, design, engineering , and construction industries claim millions of dollars in government tax incentives. Visit www.alliantgroup.com or contact us at 800.564.4540.