KLR Newsroom KLR Co-founder Alan Litwin to receive Honorary Doctor of Business Administration Degree from Bryant University March 27, 2023 Bryant University has announced that it will award an Honorary Doctor of Business Administration Degree to KLR Co-founder Alan Litwin at its May 18th commencement ceremony. Alan is being recognized for his exceptional achievements and contributions in the business community. The honorary degree will be presented to Alan Litwin during the May 18th commencement ceremony, which will take place at Bryant University. Alan will also deliver a keynote address to the graduating class. Alan Litwin has made significant contributions to the business community and the accounting industry through his mentoring of young professionals and his dedicated service to his clients and the community. He is a role model and inspiration to many, and his leadership has had a profound impact on colleagues and business community. About Alan Litwin Alan Litwin ’87 MST began his career in public accounting in 1980 and is the co-founder of KLR, the 80th largest CPA firm in the U.S., where he works with many emerging businesses in financial and professional services, life sciences, healthcare and technology companies. Alan is currently Chair of the Board of Directors of the Providence Mutual Fire Insurance Company, Vice Chair of the Board of Lifespan and serves on the Boards of LEA Global, the Rhode Island Public Expenditure Council and the Federal Affairs Committee Member for the Greater Providence Chamber of Commerce. In the area of civic activity, Mr. Litwin was honored in 2015 with the Miriam Hospital Person of the Year Award. In 2014 he was honored with the Joseph Ress Community Service Award by the Jewish Alliance of RI as well as the Hassenfeld Community service award and Alperin Leadership award in previous years. In 2011 he was awarded the Wheeler School Board of Trustees Award. About Bryant University For 160 years, Bryant University has been at the forefront of delivering an exceptional education with top 1% outcomes. Bryant anticipates the future and prepares students to be innovative leaders of character in a changing world. The university delivers a uniquely integrated academic and student life experience with nationally recognized academic programs at the intersection of business, liberal arts, and health and behavioral sciences. Located on a 428-acre contemporary campus in Smithfield, R.I., Bryant enrolls approximately 3,800 undergraduate and graduate students from 38 states and 49 countries. Bryant is recognized as a top 1% national leader in student education outcomes and ROI, and regularly receives high rankings from U.S. News and World Report, Money, Bloomberg Businessweek, Wall Street Journal, College Factual and Barron’s.