Connor Group Announces New Partner Promotions

Connor Group, a specialized professional service firm , is thrilled to announce the promotion of three distinguished professionals to Partner positions within the firm, effective April 1, 2024. These promotions underscore Connor Group's commitment to nurturing leadership and expertise within our ranks, ensuring that we continue to provide our clients with unparalleled guidance and support. We congratulate Puneet, Brian, and Jordan on their well-deserved promotions.

Puneet Ishpujani

Puneet Ishpujani steps into his new role as partner in the East Region's Financial Operations practice. Since joining Connor Group in April 2019 as a Senior Manager in the New York office, Puneet has been instrumental in advising clients on a myriad of projects, including public company readiness, controls assessment, SOX implementations, and close optimization. With a rich background at PwC, KPMG, and Progressive Insurance, Puneet brings a wealth of experience in evaluating and strengthening key processes and control frameworks. He holds Master of Accounting and Master of Business Administration degrees from Cleveland State University and is a licensed CPA in New York. Puneet's leadership as the East Region Financial Operations Service Line Leader has been pivotal in the practice's success. LinkedIn Profile

Brian Johnson

Brian Johnson is joining the partner group and will continue in his role as the firm's CFO. Brian's journey with Connor Group spans over 13 years, during which he has led the Corporate Finance and Accounting team for seven years. His extensive experience in FP&A, budgeting, forecasting, financial reporting, systems, and risk management has been invaluable. Brian's prior role in establishing Connor Group's Utah footprint and his contributions as a key partner to the Executive Committee and senior leadership have been critical in driving firmwide initiatives. He holds a Master of Accountancy degree from Brigham Young University and is a licensed CPA in Utah. LinkedIn Profile

Jordan Teitelbaum

Jordan Teitelbaum is elevated to partner in the East Region's Financial Operations practice. Joining the firm in June 2018 as a Manager in the New York office, Jordan has co-led CG's IPO Solution for two years, demonstrating exceptional skill in managing the end-to-end IPO lifecycle. His leadership has significantly contributed to the growth and development of the FinOps practice in New York. Jordan's prior experience includes eight years at KPMG and various senior roles in finance, accounting, and investor relations. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Binghamton University and is a licensed CPA in New York. LinkedIn Profile

Connor Group's CEO expressed enthusiasm about the promotions, stating, "These promotions are a testament to Puneet, Brian, and Jordan's exceptional leadership and dedication to our clients and teams. Their expertise and commitment to excellence will continue to drive our firm's success and innovation in the financial services industry."

About Connor Group

Connor Group is a specialized professional services firm of Big 4 alumni and industry executives. Our team of highly experienced professionals helps financial and operation executives with their most complex and significant matters, including digital solutions, financial accounting and operations, IPO and M&A services, and managed services. Our clients are the world’s top growth companies, and we support them as they change the world and create new markets.