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PwC Makes Several Changes within US Leadership Team

Big Four firm PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (PwC) announced several changes to its US leadership team on July 24, including the creation of two new leadership roles, effective immediately.
Community News

Darrell Thaw Takes the Helm of Georgia Society of Certified Public Accountants

Darrell Thaw, CPA, begins his term as the 2013-2014 chair of the Georgia Society of Certified Public Accountants (GSCPA), leading a membership of over 13,000 CPAs across the state of Georgia.
A&A

FAF Appoints James Kroeker Vice Chairman of FASB

James Kroeker, a former chief accountant for the SEC who most recently served as a deputy managing partner with Deloitte LLP, was appointed a member and vice chairman of the FASB.
Community News

Company Announcements: Week of July 22, 2013

Following is the latest roundup of community news for the week of July 22, 2013. If your firm has news you'd like to share, please send it to terri.eyden@sift-media.com.
Practice

Janover LLC and Schoenfeld Mendelsohn Goldfarb LLP Announce Merger

Effective August 1, 2013, the long-established, highly regarded firm of Schoenfeld Mendelsohn Goldfarb LLP (SMG) has merged into the firm of Janover LLC with offices in Garden City and Manhattan, New York.
Education & Careers

New Beta Alpha Psi Director to Merge Technology, Tradition

When Margaret Fiorentino takes office as the new executive director of the Beta Alpha Psi (BAP) international honor organization this August, she will face a daunting yet exciting challenge. Those who know her say Fiorentino is more than up to the job.
Community News

Company Announcements: Week of July 15, 2013

Following is the latest roundup of community news for the week of July 15, 2013. If your firm has news you'd like to share, please e-mail it to terri.eyden@sift-media.com.
Practice

Weyrich, Cronin & Sorra Expands a Niche with Merger

After its merger with Michael D. Sisk & Co, WC&S will now market its growing niche of employee benefit plans audits in areas the firm may not have much name recognition.
Community News

Company Announcements: Week of July 8, 2013

Following is the latest roundup of community news for the week of July 8, 2013.
Community News

Company Announcements: Week of July 1, 2013

Following is the latest roundup of community news for the week of July 1, 2013.
Community News

Company Announcements: Week of June 24, 2013

Following is the latest roundup of community news for the week of June 24, 2013
Education & Careers

New CalCPA Chair Urges Stronger Ties to CPA Firms, Outreach to New Members

As chair of the CalCPA for 2013-2014, Richard Simitian, CPA, will seek to strengthen relationships between CalCPA and California accounting firms. He also wants to focus on retaining new members and developing their leadership potential.
Community News

Company Announcements: Week of June 17, 2013

Following is the latest roundup of community news for the week of June 17, 2013.
Practice

AAM Awards Distributed to Honor Accounting Firms' Marketing Efforts

The Association for Accounting Marketing (AAM) distributed thirty-three Marketing Achievement Awards (MAAs) to twenty-three firms in recognition of their outstanding achievements in the areas of accounting marketing and communications.
Practice

2013 Best Public Accounting Firms for Women Announced

The 2013 Accounting MOVE Project list of Best Public Accounting Firms for Women is drawn from the thirty-seven firms that participated in the project. Firms were ranked on the range, depth, and success of programs and workplace culture proven to remove barriers to women's success.
Community News

Company Announcements: Week of June 10, 2013

Following is the latest roundup of community news for the week of June 10, 2013.
Community News

Free Financial Counseling Offered to Tornado Victims June 25

The Oklahoma Society of CPAs (OSCPA) and the office of Oklahoma Congressman James Lankford will be providing free post-crisis financial counseling to victims of the recent Oklahoma tornadoes later this month.
Education & Careers

Wolters Kluwer Appoints Karen Abramson New CEO for Tax & Accounting Division

Wolters Kluwer announced June 6, 2013, the appointment of Karen Abramson as CEO of Wolters Kluwer Tax & Accounting, a global leader in tax, accounting, and audit software and solutions.
Community News

Oklahoma CPA Firm and OSCPA Assist Victims of Moore Tornado

A team of thirty-six employees from BKD LLP volunteered last week to clean up residences in Moore, Oklahoma, that were destroyed by an EF-5 tornado May 20. The OSCPA is also mobilizing efforts with members and community leaders to help tornado victims.
Education & Careers

NJSCPA Names Its "50 Over 50"

The New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants (NJSCPA) has announced its inaugural list of the "50 Over 50." These seasoned CPA practitioners and members of the NJSCPA were selected for their continuing impact on the accounting profession in the Garden State and beyond.

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