Community News news May 2009

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Tennessee CPA elected to University of Memphis business college board

William H. "Trey" Watkins, member of Memphis-based Watkins Uiberall, PLLC Certified Public Accountants, has recently been elected to the Board of Directors for the University of Memphis Fogelman College of Business and Economics Alumni Chapter."This opportunity to serve the University of Memphis and the Fogelman College of Business and Economics means a great deal to me," says Watkins. "As a graduate of the University of Memphis, the Alumni Chapter has been a great resource to me in my professional career.
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New York CPAs announce merger

Robert E. Bertucelli, CPA is merging his practice into Satty Levine & Ciacco, CPAs, P.C., headquartered in Jericho, New York. The merger will create a combined firm with over 20 professionals and will focus on serving the business and financial advisory needs of a diversified client base in metro New York. Bertucelli will move his practice to the offices of Satty Levine and Ciacco from its current location in Ronkonkoma, NY. The firm will continue to operate as Satty Levine & Ciacco. Bertucelli will become a shareholder in the firm.
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North Carolina-based accounting firm announce merger with Florida firm

Cherry, Bekaert & Holland, L.L.P. (CB&H) has acquired the Miami-based accounting and consulting firm of McKean, Paul, Chrycy, Fletcher & Co. (MPCF). Four MPCF partners will be joining the leadership of CB&H. Jamie Byington and Joel Chrycy will join as tax partners, and Larry Fletcher and Michael Weinstein will join as audit partners.
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BKD announces merger with Dallas-based KBA Group

Dallas-based accounting firm KBA Group LLP's partners and staff will join Springfield, MO-based BKD, LLP, one of the 10 largest CPA and advisory firms in the United States, on June 1, 2009, said BKD Chief Executive Officer Neal D.
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Breslow Starling adds two professionals

Greensboro-based public accounting and business consulting firm Breslow Starling, has announced the addition of Jeff Winstead and Abigail Gilley to the firm's professional accounting staff."We're pleased to add these two outstanding professionals as we seek to deepen our team and further assist our clients," noted Managing Partner Joe Warner.
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McGladrey & Pullen announces the appointment of Bruce Jorth to executive partner - risk management

McGladrey & Pullen LLP (McGladrey) has announced the appointment of Bruce Jorth as executive partner. Jorth will be overseeing and leading the newly formed National Office of Risk Management, which will be responsible for risk management on a firm-wide basis. The office will also oversee the design, implementation, and monitoring of the firm's quality control system.
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BBD team will head to Kentucky to rebuild housing for the elderly

On Sunday May 31, nearly half the personnel of Briggs, Bunting & Dougherty LLP (BBD), a CPA firm in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, will be making the nine-hour drive to Salyersville, Kentucky to begin a community service project that will entail working four full days remodeling homes for the elderly.