Allinial Global Hires Mark Koziel as CEO

Washington, DC (May 21, 2020) –  Mark Koziel joins Allinial Global as newly minted CEO. Koziel has over 25 years of professional experience in accounting and accounting leadership.

Koziel is 1991 graduate of Canisius College with his bachelor’s degree in Accounting. He became a Certified Public Accountant in 1993. Koziel is a top thought leader in the accounting arena, traveling regularly to conferences, member firm meetings, and state society meetings. He has been asked to speak frequently to audiences of 10 to 5,000 attendees. Among many career accolades, Koziel has been voted a Top 10 and Top 100 Influencer, and a top thought leader in accounting.

He joins AG after serving as the Executive Vice President – Firm Services at the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA).

About Allinial Global

Allinial Global is a 501 (c) (6), global membership association of independent accounting and consulting firms. Founded in 1969, AG has a mission to foster the independence, profitability, and continuous improvement of its members. Allinial has almost 200 member firms with 538 locations in 72 countries. Among accounting firm associations, Allinial is the third largest according to rankings by the International Accounting Bulletin (IAB). The combined revenue of Allinial members firms is about $3.3 billion representing over 22,000 staff and over 4,000 firm partners.

About Sterling Martin Associates

Sterling Martin Associates (SMA) is a national executive search firm founded in 2006 by CEO and Managing Partner, David Martin. SMA specializes in working with associations and nonprofit organizations on senior-level executive searches. With five office locations in Washington, DC, Chicago, New York and California, SMA offers national reach and scope while providing superior quality of service in a cost-effective manner. Our partners and consultants bring association, nonprofit and for-profit management experience to each of our client engagements. Our team also serves as volunteers for a wide range of nonprofit governing boards.