September 2022 | Award

West Monroe’s Paul DeCotis named a Crain’s New York 2022 Notable Leader in Accounting & Consulting

West Monroe’s Paul DeCotis named a Crain’s New York 2022 Notable Leader in Accounting & Consulting

West Monroe is proud to announce that Paul DeCotis, a senior partner in the energy & utility practice, has been recognized as one of Crain’s New York 2022 Notable Leaders in Accounting & Consulting. This award honors consultants and accountants in New York City and their accomplishments over the last 18 months. 

Crain’s New York 2022 Notable Leader in Accounting & Consulting

Paul leads West Monroe’s East Coast energy & utilities practice, assisting New York metro utilities to digitize operations and use advanced analytics to drive enterprise and customer value. With over 30 years of experience as an energy industry executive, consultant, thought leader and educator, he challenges his team of nearly 50 to envision, innovate, and deliver exceptional client service while developing the next generation of leaders. He works with seven of the top utilities across the U.S., including five New York metro area utilities. Paul also serves as a graduate adjunct professor at several New York universities and on the boards of Advanced Energy Research and Technology Center at Stony Brook University and the Delta Institute of Chicago.

“It’s no surprise that Paul has been recognized as a leader in consulting in the New York area,” said New York office lead and Managing Partner Gil Mermelstein

Paul has driven digital and sustainable transformations for the top utilities in New York and the United States. He is a prolific thought leader, providing clarity for the transformation of the energy sector, and is a frequent contributor to prominent industry journals. He is dedicated to building the next generation of talent as well as serving his local New York community. I am proud to call him a colleague and friend. Congrats on this outstanding recognition.


Crain’s New York consulted with trusted sources in the New York business world and in the accounting and consulting spaces. Nominations submitted by individuals and organizations in the New York metropolitan area were carefully vetted. Ultimately, honorees were selected for their career triumphs as well as for their involvement in industry and community organizations.

The special section will be published in the print edition of Crain’s New York Business on September 12, as well as online here.

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