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Community News news December 2008

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Virginia CPA named "Super CPA" by Virginia Business magazine

The Reston, Virginia-based CPA and consulting firm of Ryan, Sharkey & Crutchfield, LLP (RSC) is pleased to announce that Edward H. Ryan, CPA, Managing Partner, has been named a "Super CPA" by Virginia Business magazine. Ryan was recognized in the contest's assurance services category.In the contest's seventh year, Virginia Business partnered with the Virginia Institute of Certified Public Accountants (VICPA) to highlight the state's top CPAs for their important contributions to the profession and the prosperity of the Commonwealth of Virginia.
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South Carolina CPA receives public service award

Florence, SC-based accounting and consulting firm WebsterRogers LLP has announced that a firm partner emeritus, D.G.F. Bultman, CPA of the Sumter office, was recently given the Public Service Award by the South Carolina Association of Certified Public Accountants (SCACPA). Carroll Webster, WebsterRogers' managing partner, made the presentation and said, "The mark of a true professional is devotion to the public good.
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Life in the Big Four, Part III: First Client

I returned from training late on a Friday night, and was scheduled to fly out to my first client on Sunday night (I hadn't seen the office yet). A senior (call him Matt) and I were headed out to a chemical plant to do Sarbanes-Oxley controls testing. Matt had arranged all of the details. Because of the newness of this stuff, neither he nor anyone at the company had any idea exactly what to do.We were going to be flying out to the plant. This had initially surprised me, because I was under the impression that most chemical plants should be located away from major cities.
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PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP announces new U.S. transaction services and private equity leadership

PricewaterhouseCoopers has announced that John P. McCaffrey has been appointed leader of the U.S. Transaction Services group. The firm also announced the appointment of Timothy Hartnett as U.S. Private Equity Leader. McCaffrey, who is a member of the firm's U.S. Board of Partners, previously led the U.S. Private Equity group and was also the U.S. Transaction Services Financial Diligence Leader. In his new role, Mr.
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PKF Texas 8 for 8 with Practical Accountant Practice Innovation Awards

Pannell Kerr Forster of Texas, P.C. (PKF Texas) was honored by Practical Accountant magazine with a Practice Innovation award for the launch of the career section of their Web site. This is the eighth Practice Innovation award PKF Texas has received in eight years."We are proud Practical Accountant has recognized us for an 8th year," said Kenneth Guidry, CPA, president. "The career section of our website emphasizes our people first culture.
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PKF Texas accountant elected to national board of AAM

Raissa Evans, senior manager for practice growth at Pannell Kerr Forster of Texas, P.C. (PKF Texas) has been elected to the national board for the Association for Accounting Marketing (AAM). "I am proud to join this talented group of individuals and am excited to be given the opportunity to contribute to the strategic vision of AAM," said Evans.As co-founder of the AAM Houston Chapter, Evans has worked diligently to promote the organization in the Houston marketplace.


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