Atlanta CPA firm Moore Colson names new managing partner

Atlanta-based accounting firm, Moore Colson, has named Robert R. Kiser as the new Managing Partner. Kiser's role will be to lead the firm's long-term strategy, growth initiative, and overall management for the future. Moore Colson, founded in 1981, is a full-service accounting and consulting firm located in Atlanta, Georgia, providing tax, assurance, real estate, management consulting, estate and financial planning, and IT audit consulting services.

Greg Colson, former Managing Partner since the firm's conception in 1981, will remain a partner and continue to serve the firm, his clients, and advise the partner group.

Kiser officially stepped into the role as Managing Partner in January, 2009. A partner for over 11 years, Kiser has been with Moore Colson since 1985. As a partner, CPA, and certified financial planner, Kiser leads the firm's financial services practice. Kiser also serves a number of closely held companies and their management/owners with strategic planning and profitability enhancement, and traditional accounting and tax services.

Kiser has not only played a major role in the financial development of the firm but also the personal and professional growth of its employees. As a leader and teacher he has mentored many and watched them grow from intern to associate and finally to partner. Part of the firm's mission statement mirrors Bob's conviction. "Our people are our most valuable resource".

During Kiser's tenure with Moore Colson, he has been instrumental in the overall success of the firm. His contributions and close working relationship with Greg Colson have resulted in countless accolades bestowed upon the firm including; numerous All-star designations and a Top 25 Accounting Firm ranking for Best Managed Firm, by Inside Public Accounting magazine (IPA), and A+Employer, Best Places to Work and Fastest Growing Atlanta Firms (revenue and professionals), by the Atlanta Business Chronicle. Moore Colson is also recognized annually by the Atlanta Business Chronicle as one of Atlanta's Top 20 Accounting Firms.

"Bob offers a multitude of strengths for the firm," says Colson. "His experience and respect in the industry coupled with his unique relationship building abilities will afford the firm continued success going forward. Bob's strong bond with the firm's other 13 partners and admiration by the staff is a direct reflection on his leadership skills."

"Greg's vision over 28 years ago has developed into a successful and respected firm with a unique culture," says Kiser. "His leadership and business philosophy will continue to serve new and existing clients. Greg's consultative approach to business has provided the firm with the ability to not only work in the Atlanta community, but also the Southeast and throughout the U.S. As the former North American Chairman of the Board for IGAF Worldwide, he has also extended the firm's reach internationally."

Kiser will lead one of the fastest growing firms in Atlanta with over 80 professionals and 14 partners. His close ties to the community, IGAF Worldwide relationship, and consultative approach for providing business solutions will help propel Moore Colson into the future with continued growth and success.

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