Whetstone Growth Academy receives national recognition

The Whetstone Group, Inc., is pleased to announce that its Webinar-based business development training program - The Whetstone Growth Academy (WGA) - recently has earned an Honorable Mention in Accounting Today's "Top New Product List of 2010."

"More and more professionals are realizing the benefits of the Whetstone Growth Academy," said Larry Bildstein, WGA president and CEO of The Whetstone Group. "We're thrilled by this national recognition and want to thank the participants who helped make our first year such a success!"

As described by Accounting Today, WGA is "an online sales training and leadership program tailored for all levels of a CPA firm's hierarchy, from the first-year employee to the managing partner or shareholder, to help them develop a common marketing and sales approach." Designed by a former partner of a national accounting firm and experienced accounting marketers, this program will celebrate its first full year in September.

About The Whetstone Group, Inc.:

The Whetstone Group, Inc. has helped CPA firms across the country build and implement organized, measurable growth plans that produce results. Led by a CPA and former partner of a national CPA firm, Whetstone consultants have more than 70 years of combined experience and possess a thorough understanding of growth, sales and marketing. From strategic planning to lead generation, our services were designed for - and tested in - CPA firms just like your member firms. For more information about the Whetstone Growth Academy, visit www.thewhetstonegroup.com or contact Lisa Rhatigan at (319) 447-6403, or lisa@thewhetstonegroup.com.