Community News news October 2010

Community News

Former KPMG Chairman Hanson dies at 84

Walter E. Hanson, former chairman of KPMG, died last month after a long illness at his home in Newport Beach, California. He was 84.
Community News

Peterson Sullivan acquires Seattle office of Anderson ZurMuehlen

Seattle-based CPA firm Peterson Sullivan LLP this week announced it will combine with the Seattle office of Anderson ZurMuehlen & Co. PS, an accounting and business advisory firm based in Montana. The two Seattle firms will operate as Peterson Sullivan LLP effective November 1.
Workplace Fitness

Colleen Black honored for promoting work/life balance

Colleen Black, of Billings, MT-based Colleen Black & Company P.C., recently received the Local Balance award by the American Society of Women Accountants (ASWA) for her firm’s support of staff balancing life and work.
Community News

Ahlbeck & Company joins SS&G

CPA and business advisory firm SS&G recently announced the completion of a merger with Chicago-based Ahlbeck & Company. The merger adds 22 staff members to SS&G's roster of more than 400 employees.
Community News

Thomas R. Haggerty CPA merges with Lewis & Knopf

Accounting firms Thomas R. Haggerty CPA, PC, and Lewis & Knopf CPAs, P.C., recently announced a merger.
Community News

Company announcements: Week of October 18

Following is the latest roundup of firm news for the week of October 18, 2010.
Community News

Arizona State University students, pwc, Habitat for Humanity build home for family

From crunching numbers to hammering nails, Arizona State University students took a break from their books to lend a hand to Habitat for Humanity.
A&A

State societies sponsor CPA Day of Service

CPA societies in Illinois and Virginia provided the impetus for firms and individuals nationwide to take part in a day of service on September 24, the CPA Day of Service. The event not only helps worthy local organizations, but also highlights the contributions made by CPAs.
Community News

Citrin Cooperman’s “Jeans with a Twist” raises money, awareness for MS society

Citrin Cooperman & Company, LLP, a Philadelphia-based accounting, tax, and business consulting firm in Philadelphia raised more than $1,600 for the National Multiple Sclerosis Society with a recent office-wide dress down day.
Community News

Company announcements: Week of October 4

Following is the latest roundup of firm news for the week of October 4, 2010.
Community News

Big Four dominate student ranking of top global employers

Students around the world have placed the Big Four accounting firms atop a ranking of the world’s top 50 most attractive employers, bested only by Google in the coveted No. 1 spot.
Community News

Stonefield Josephson merges with Marcum

The East Coast and the West Coast got a little closer in the accounting world with the merger of New York City-based Marcum LLP and Stonefield Josephson, Inc., of Los Angeles.