Two Boston-Area Firms Combine

Kenneth Freed & Company of Boston acquired the practice of Philip R. Dardeno CPA of Reading, Mass. Dardeno will become a principal in the combined firm. “He [Dardeno] is a well-known expert in the Boston area and beyond,” says Charles Hulbert Jr. owner and partner of Kenneth Freed & Company. “Joining forces is an excellent opportunity, and is mutually beneficial toward succession … [Read More...]

Two Boston-Area Firms Combine

Kenneth Freed & Company of Boston acquired the practice of Philip R. Dardeno CPA of Reading, Mass. Dardeno will become a principal in the combined firm. “He [Dardeno] is a well-known expert in the Boston area and beyond,” says Charles Hulbert Jr. owner and partner of Kenneth Freed & Company. “Joining forces is an excellent opportunity, and is mutually beneficial toward succession … [Read More...]

CPAmerica International Announces 2018 Board of Directors

CPAmerica International has announced its 2018 board of directors. The new board will have its first meeting of the year at CPAmerica’s office Jan. 18 to discuss 2018 initiatives and other long-term goals. Brian Malthouse, president and shareholder of Ft. Wright, Ky.-based VonLehman CPA & Advisory Firm, is the new chair of the board. “Our firm and our clients have very much benefitted … [Read More...]

EY Names Six to the EY Global Executive Leadership Team

New York-based EY (FY16 gross revenue of $11.2 billion) named six to the EY Global executive leadership team, effective July 1, 2018. Kelly Grier has been appointed to the combined post of EY U.S. chairman and MP and EY Americas area MP. Grier is an audit partner at EY U.S. and was most recently regional MP for the U.S. Central region. In her 27-year tenure with EY, she served many of the … [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...]

Brown Edwards Acquires Gibbons & Kawash

Roanoke, Va.-based Brown Edwards (FY17 net revenue of $37.5 million) acquired Gibbons & Kawash of Charleston, W.Va., effective Jan. 1, 2018. "We have known the professionals of Gibbons & Kawash for a very long time," says Jason Hartman, MP of Brown Edwards. "In fact, we were both part of the same national alliance and realized early on we had a lot of similar philosophies in our … [Read More...]

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IPA INSIDER: November 2017 News

Listed below are the Top 10 most-read stories on the INSIDE Public Accounting blog for the month of … [Read More...]

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AAFCPAs Admits O’Reilly as Partner

Westborough, Mass.-based AAFCPAs (FY16 net revenue of $26.7 million) admitted Janice O’Reilly as partner in the consulting division and head of the managed accounting solutions (MAS) practice. O’Reilly has … [Read More...]

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Marcum Admits Clark Assurance Services Partner

New York-based Marcum LLP (FY16 net revenue of $449 million) admitted Adam Clark as a partner in the technical review and quality control group of the assurance services division. He will be based in the … [Read More...]

EY Names Six to the EY Global Executive Leadership Team

New York-based EY (FY16 gross revenue of $11.2 billion) named six to the EY Global executive leadership team, effective July 1, 2018. Kelly Grier has been appointed to the combined post of EY U.S. chairman … [Read More...]

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