Where does a CPA or a small business practitioner go to learn about the latest technology trends? Mearly 2,100 business and finance professionals will descend on the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, Illinois, August 23-24, for the Illinois CPA Society Midwest Accounting and Finance Showcase.
The American Institute of Certified Public Accounts (AICPA) has named Mat Young as its vice president of state regulatory and legislative affairs. Young previously served as AICPA director of congressional and political affairs.
From best practices in serving clients' needs to hands-on experience with advanced technology and optimized workflows, the CCH Connections: 2011 User Conference will connect professionals with people, products, and processes to help them be more successful.
Springfield, MO-based BKD, LLP, one of the 10 largest CPA and advisory firms in the U.S., acquired Waco, TX-based accounting firm Parrish, Moody & Fikes, P.C. (PMF) on July 1, 2011, said BKD Chief Executive Officer Neal D. Spencer.
Pension Specialists, Inc., (PSI) a retirement plans provider, has announced the acquisition of RSM McGladrey, Inc.'s Human Capital Services division. RSM McGladrey, Inc. provides assurance, tax and consulting services.
The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) has announced that it will co-locate its Practitioners Symposium/TECH+ conferences with the Association for Accounting Marketing's Annual Marketing Summit.
Philadelphia-based ParenteBeard LLC, the largest CPA firm headquartered in Pennsylvania, and McCrory & McDowell, LLC, one of the largest Pittsburgh-based accounting and consulting firms, have announced they will combine practices effective June 1, 2011.