'Practice Innovation' Award Given to Nine Firms

Nine firms are the recipients of the first-ever Practical Accountant Practice Innovation awards for having firms that are consulting-driven, problem solvers. Innovation that brings in new business or cuts costs by way of a process or new procedure is the criterion for these awards.

The firms varied as to what they accomplished, but each one excelled by taking the initiative to expand its practice in one way or another.

The nine categories and firms include:

  • Facing Challenges Head-on

    Markham Norton Stroemer & Company of Ft. Myers, Fla. Markham was featured on the cover, and also is a member of the Financial Consulting Group;

  • Free Analysis Yields Engagements

    Eide Bailly in Fargo, ND

  • Reinventing the Audit

    Barnes, Dennig & Co. in Cincinnati, OH

  • Business Continuity for the Masses

    Brown Schultz Sheridan & Fritz in Camp Hill and Lancaster, PA

  • Capitalizing on Outsourcing

    Donna Miller & Associates in Herndon, VA

  • Working the Web

    Rowbotham & Company in San Francisco and Palo Alto, CA

  • Financial Services Spinoff

    Abrams Little-Gill Loberfeld in Chestnut Hill, MA

  • New Economy Scorecard

    Sobel & Co. in Livingston NJ

  • Financial Planning Initiatives

    Vitale, Caturano and Company of Boston, MA

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