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FD Names Sean Lager Head of the Technology Practice

Effective November 1, 2014, Sean Lager has been appointed the Practice Leader of the Technology Practice of Frazier & Deeter, one of the largest CPA & advisory firms in the country.

As the Technology Practice Leader, Lager will lead the firm’s technology practice across its offices in metro Atlanta, Nashville and Tampa. Frazier & Deeter provides technology clients across the country with services that include audit, tax planning, employee benefit plan consulting, process improvement, risk management, SOC reporting, data privacy and internal controls consulting, as well as other advisory services.

“Sean Lager is an experienced leader with deep experience in serving technology companies,” said Seth McDaniel, Managing Partner of Frazier & Deeter. “Frazier & Deeter’s Technology Practice is one of our fastest growing and most vibrant practice segments, and we look forward to focusing additional resources on this important practice under Sean’s leadership.”

“Frazier & Deeter is rapidly expanding geographically, with offices in regional centers of entrepreneurship. Sean is an ideal fit to lead our Technology Practice’s growth across this growing footprint,” said Robert Woosley, Executive Director of Entrepreneurial Services at Frazier & Deeter.

“We have a wide range of technology clients in health care, financial technology, data security -and other industries – that require professionals dedicated to understanding the unique issues and opportunities surrounding technology-based businesses,” said McDaniel. “Sean will bring his unique perspective, technical expertise and years of experience to building this practice.”

“I am excited about the opportunity to lead the team and further Frazier & Deeter’s emphasis in serving our growing base of technology clients,” said Sean Lager. “We are operating in an exciting time for technology companies; the pace of change has accelerated and the potential to create innovative business models with new technologies has never been greater.”

“Our team understands the entrepreneurial process, as well as the unique needs of this industry,” said Lager. “We have some exciting times ahead as we continue to support the true innovators in our society through Frazier & Deeter’s technology practice.”

Lager joined Frazier & Deeter in 2002 and has over 15 years of public accounting experience providing assurance and advisory services to large and middle market technology companies.

In addition to assurance services, Lager provides a variety of consultative services on complex U.S. GAAP and IFRS accounting issues, such as accounting for leases and business combinations.

Lager serves on the American Institute of CPA (AICPA)’s committee regarding IFRS, as well as serving as a member of the AICPA Technical Issues Committee, which consists of CPA practitioner volunteers working to represent the views of local firms and their clients in the accounting standards-setting process.
Lager will remain one of the leaders of the firm’s real estate practice.

About Frazier & Deeter
Frazier & Deeter is a nationally recognized top 100 CPA and advisory firm headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia with additional offices in Alpharetta, Georgia, Nashville, Tennessee and Tampa, Florida. The firm provides tailored services across a wide range of tax, audit, accounting and advisory needs to achieve each client’s unique financial goals.

Mid-Sized Frazier & Deeter has been named the #1 Mid-Sized Accounting Firm to Work For, the 62nd largest CPA firm and the 10th Fastest Growing CPA Firm among the top 100 firms in the U.S. by Accounting Today magazine. Frazier & Deeter has also been named a Best of the Best CPA firm in the U.S. by Inside Public Accounting for eight consecutive years.

In addition to CPA services the FD family of brands includes FD Fund Administration, which offers outsourced fund administration, and FD Venture Farm, which provides technology platforms delivered as a Software as a Service (SaaS) to support private-branded online entrepreneurial ecosystems.