Denver, CO - EKS&H LLLP today announced the hiring of Dan Domagala, former Chief Information Officer of the Colorado Department of Education for the previous ten years. He will help further grow the technology leadership and business analytics consulting service area at EKS&H and help lead the education client niche.

"Dan is a leading expert and respected practitioner in many areas of technology and data management, including business analytics, data integration and governance," said Sean McBride, EKS&H partner. "The deep experience and expertise he offers clients in the education industry will be exceptionally valuable to clients that range from school districts to leading, public and private universities across the country."

As the CIO and former Data Warehouse Director for the CO Department of Education, Dan had direct responsibility for data management and technology services, producing academic achievement results for 860,000 K-12 students, effectiveness metrics for 60,000 educators and accountability ratings for 1,800 schools and 178 districts. He provided strategic leadership, and tactile direction for project management, application development, business intelligence, data services, and network/database teams.

"I am honored that the next step in my career will be with the top-notch technology consulting group at EKS&H and look forward to collaboratively making valuable contributions to current and future clients. As a former EKS&H client, I know I am joining a team unparalleled in service, skills, and delivery" said Dan.

In addition to his educational and IT leadership experience, Dan has served as a data warehouse architect, and database and systems analyst for several businesses in the hospitality, oil and gas, and communications industries. He earned a BS in Computer Information Systems from Colorado State University and an MBA from the University of Colorado, Denver.

About EKS&H

EKS&H is a professional services firm providing audit, tax, and consulting services to clients locally, nationally, and internationally. Our commitment to excellence has resulted in sustained growth since we began in 1978. Working collaboratively, we know the best measure of our success is the success of our clients.

The Consulting team at EKS&H provides comprehensive business-focused strategies for information technology, accounting, transactions, and specialty tax solutions. Our collaborative team helps clients confidently make decisions to solve problems, seize opportunities, manage risk, and build value.

Currently, we have more than 75 consulting professionals, and the largest number of CPAs of any firm based in the Rocky Mountain region. We have more than 500 employees, including 59 partners, in three offices. We are ranked as the 45th largest U.S. firm in 2014 by Accounting Today and have been named a Best Place to Work by the Denver Business Journal, Great Places to Work Institute, and Fortune Magazine.