SC&H Names Five Key Leaders to Directors

Sparks, MD - February 21, 2024

SC&H, a national consulting and financial services firm, announced that it has appointed Craig Bowden, Tom Hood, Angela Lynch, Ken Mann, and John Smiechowski to its Board of Directors.

“Craig, Tom, Angela, Ken, and John have contributed to countless successes for our clients while providing a rewarding career for their teams. Each of these leaders positively impacts our colleagues, clients, and the community, serving as role models for SC&H’s people-everything mission,” said Pritpal Kalsi, CEO of SC&H. “We are honored to welcome them as Directors as we continue to build on SC&H’s dedication to recognizing and fostering exceptional talent. In their new roles, I am confident they will continue to advance our firm’s mission forward, embodying our core values of excellence and unwavering commitment to client service.”

Bowden, a Director with SC&H Capital, has extensive investment banking and merger and acquisition experience, aiding in the sale of organizations across industries like healthcare, manufacturing, software and technology-enabled services, and government contracting. Since joining the firm in 2016, Bowden has focused predominantly on M&A transactions and financial and strategic advisory involving high-growth, middle-market companies. He specializes in advising founders, family-owned businesses, and corporate divestitures and brings a unique perspective to his sell-side advisory clients, positioning the key aspects of their story to tailor the best message to potential buyers.

For over a decade, Hood has guided SC&H clients to meet the demands of a rapidly changing business environment. As Director, he leads the Managed Services practice, which provides clients with an ongoing layer of finance expertise to augment their existing finance teams or provide continuous support to help their financial transformation efforts. Hood has a broad range of proficiencies across multiple industries, including hospitality, food and beverage, government contracting, consumer brands, manufacturing, and healthcare. He brings a forward-thinking, solution-focused approach to help his clients meet the demands of a rapidly changing business environment and sustain those efforts on an ongoing basis.

Lynch has worked within SC&H’s Audit group for 13 years. With the practice’s diverse portfolio of clients, Lynch is an expert with technology and retail entities, as well as state and local government agencies. She specializes in serving privately held businesses through financial audits, reviews, and consulting procedures, including ASC 606 and due diligence.

Mann, a Managing Director with SC&H’s Capital group, provides M&A advisory to private and public companies, particularly those in distressed situations, and has helped over 400 middle-market businesses. Since joining the firm in 2020, he has led its firm’s Special Situations M&A practice, specializing in everything from driving go-to-market strategies for engagements, interfacing with lenders and attorneys, negotiating offers and purchase agreements, conducting auctions, to testifying in court in support of the firm’s clients’ transactions.

For over 20 years, Smiechowski has worked with SC&H clients ranging from Fortune 500 companies to leading government contractors. His expertise lies in business process improvement and financial transformation around data collection, consolidation, budgeting, and forecasting, helping companies take a dynamic and efficient approach to their internal and external reporting. A specialist in business process improvements, Smiechowski has led numerous deployments of Oracle Cloud Enterprise Performance Management (EPM) solutions.

About SC&H

SC&H is a national consulting and financial services firm driving business, technology, and teams forward. From strategic advice that propels growth to insightful data that shapes the future, they’re humanizing the interactions that matter most to organizations and people. Since 1991, the firm has ditched transactional engagements for rewarding experiences that meet the needs of the middle-market, Fortune 500s, SMBs, and high-net-worth individuals they serve. Learn more at

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