Managing Partner Bruce Carlin Dies Just Days after Firm Merger

On Saturday, October 2, Mr. Bruce M. Carlin, Managing Partner of Carlin, Charron & Rosen (CCR), died of a heart attack at the age of 58.

"During this time of great loss, the partners and associates of CCR are committed to working together to carry on Bruce's legacy of growth and excellent client service," said Mr. Robert Charron, a co-founder of CCR in a firm statement. "We will all miss Bruce as a partner and a leader," said Larry Rosen, also a co-founder of the firm. "His entrepreneurial spirit was surpassed only by his commitment to family and his generosity to the community."


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Carlin, Charron & Rosen, LLP (CCR) one of New England’s largest regional public accounting and business advisory firm announced last week a strategic merger with Shapiro, Weiss & Company, a leading CPA firm in Boston, Massachusetts. The merger, effective October 1, 2004, further advances CCR’s strategy to strengthen its presence in the Boston region.

“David Weiss and his team are an outstanding group of professionals who give CCR added depth to our service offering,” said Bruce Carlin, managing partner when the merger was announced. “We are delighted to have merged with such a reputable firm, and we look forward to adding their deep expertise to our team.”

Shapiro, Weiss & Company has been operating throughout New England, New York and internationally for more than 40 years. The firm offers traditional accounting, tax, business advisory and litigation support services. It has a strong reputation as specialists in the service of commercial, closely held companies.

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