Novak Francella Acquires Buckley Frame Boudreau & Company

Bala Cynwyd, Pa.-based Novak Francella announced that Buckley Frame Boudreau & Company of Killingworth, Conn., is joining its firm. “As we continue our expansion in New England, we recognized Buckley Frame Boudreau as a firm that shares our commitment to the market and shares the core values of our firm,” says Peter Novak, MP of Novak Francella. “We are both dedicated to providing … [Read More...]

Former MP of Hawaii Firm Receives 20-Year Prison Sentence

According to Honolulu Star Advertiser, Patrick Oki, previous MP of Spire Hawaii (formerly PKF Hawaii), was sentenced to 20 years in prison for stealing more than $400,000 from the company. Circuit Judge Rom Trader gave a mandatory prison term of 20 years after Oki was found guilty on all counts, including money laundering, theft, forgery and using a computer to commit crimes during a two-week … [Read More...]

Cherry Bekaert Names Thompson as Firm MP

Richmond, Va.-based Cherry Bekaert (FY17 net revenue of $174.8 million), named Michelle Thompson firm MP and chief executive officer. Thompson will transition from her current position as MP of assurance services practice and assume her new role effective May 1, 2018. “I am thankful to all the leaders of the past and present who have built this firm, and I am honored to have been selected by … [Read More...]

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Prager Metis Names Mayer as Chief Revenue Officer

New York-based Prager Metis CPAs (FY16 net revenue of $60.8 million) announced that Robert Mayer has been promoted to the newly created position of chief revenue officer. Mayer will be responsible for working with and providing guidance to all OMP’s on their office’s profit and loss results in order to support a healthy increase to firmwide net income. In this role, he will report directly to … [Read More...]

INSIDE Public Accounting Releases The 2017 Accounting Firm Internal Operational Reports

INSIDE Public Accounting (IPA) has released their sixth annual Internal Operational Reports, comprised of the Firm Administration Report, the Human Resources Report and the Information Technology Report. This release coincides with the release of IPA's 2017 National Benchmarking Report. These internal operational reports examine further the operations and best practices of hundreds of … [Read More...]

Cherry Bekaert Names Thompson as Firm MP

Richmond, Va.-based Cherry Bekaert (FY17 net revenue of $174.8 million), named Michelle Thompson firm MP and chief executive officer. Thompson will transition from her current position as MP of assurance services practice and assume her new role effective May 1, 2018. “I am thankful to all the leaders of the past and present who have built this firm, and I am honored to have been selected by … [Read More...]

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Former MP of Hawaii Firm Receives 20-Year Prison Sentence

According to Honolulu Star Advertiser, Patrick Oki, previous MP of Spire Hawaii (formerly PKF Hawaii), was sentenced to 20 years in prison for stealing more than $400,000 from the company. Circuit Judge Rom … [Read More...]

Cohen & Company Announces Addition of John Butler to Insurance Team

Cleveland-based Cohen & Company (FY17 net revenue of $67 million) welcomes John Butler as a managing director for the U.S. insurance asset management platform and global insurance-linked securities program, … [Read More...]

Katz Sapper & Miller Announces New Directors

Indianapolis-based Katz Sapper & Miller (FY16 net revenue of $72.4 million) announced new directors: John Estridge, John Henne, Karen Hill and Zeeshan Malik. Estridge is a member of the firm’s real … [Read More...]

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