Press release by Crowe Horwath – On April 1, 2017, Crowe Horwath (Crowe) will welcome the personnel and resources of SDGblue, LLC. Crowe is a public accounting, consulting and technology firm with a global risk consulting practice and offices around the world.

Founded in 1991, SDGblue provides cybersecurity services and solutions to clients across a wide spectrum of industries. Its client base includes healthcare, finance, insurance, government, retail, manufacturing, utilities and publicly traded clients, among others. The Lexington, Kentucky, company has 35 professionals and has twice been named to the Inc. 5000 list of fastest-growing private companies with a three-year sales growth rate of 93 percent. Founder and CEO C. Glen Combs will join Crowe as a principal. Financial terms were not disclosed.

“Cybersecurity risks are evolving rapidly, and our clients have been seeking our insight to position them to best manage those risks,” Steve Strammello, leader of the Crowe Risk Consulting practice said. “The SDGblue team is deeply specialized in cybersecurity risk management and will be of lasting value to our clients. I am also excited to welcome such a strong team that so closely shares the same values as Crowe,” he added.

“By tapping into Crowe’s significant resources, we’ll be able to offer our clients a broader range of products, services and solutions,” Combs said. “We’re looking forward to joining Crowe, as it will also provide numerous opportunities for our people.”