Boston, MA – WithumSmith+Brown (Withum) PC, a leading certified public accounting and advisory firm, has announced the appointment of Katelyn Crowley to its Boston office team where she will spearhead all business development initiatives and serve as the conduit for the firm’s client base. The New England native, who resides in Andover, Massachusetts, brings extensive expertise in the technology and life-sciences industries to her new role.

Crowley possesses more than 10 years’ marketing and business development experience. Prior to joining Withum, she was a vice president with a niche government grant and contract accounting firm. In this role, she led and executed all marketing and business development efforts. Prior to that role, Crowley worked with Fortune 100 companies to build intranets and implement change-initiation strategies through digital solutions.

“Katie’s background in both professional services and digital solutions are a tremendous value add to our team roster of talent,” said Steve Yardumian, partner-in-charge of Withum’s Boston office. “We welcome her contributions and track-record of success in building relationships with incubators, accelerators and related life science and technology companies throughout New England and beyond.”

A graduate of Merrimack College with a B.S. and Boston University with a M.S., Crowley has forged numerous relationships with some of New England’s most prominent tech and life science spaces. These include M2D2, CT Innovations and the Cambridge Innovation Center. Crowley will continue to build and foster relationships with area start-ups and well-established organizations.

“It is an exciting time in the accounting industry as a whole and in digital solutions as a sector,” said Crowley. “I’m eager to assist current and prospective clients by matching them with Withum’s innovators and cloud transformation experts in order to leverage their digital tools, share information and collaborate at the highest levels.”

Established in 1974, Withum is a regional CPA and advisory firm with offices across eight states and Grand Cayman, nearly 1,000 staff members and annual revenue of $200 million. The firm is committed to providing quality services and innovative solutions to businesses, not-for-profits, individuals and communities. As one of the nation’s largest accounting firms, Withum also is a member of HLB International, a worldwide network of independent professional accounting firms and business advisers committed to assisting clients to build and expand globally.