Somermeyer Named AAM’s 2020 Marketer of the Year

Annie Somermeyer, director of business development at Madison, Wis.-based SVA Certified Public Accountants, has received the Association for Accounting Marketing’s (AAM) 2020 Marketer of the Year award, sponsored by INSIDE Public Accounting (IPA). The winner was announced by IPA June 3 at AAM’s virtual awards event. Somermeyer and her team promote the CPA firm – ranked No. 67 on the 2019 IPA … [Read More...]

AAFCPAs Acquires Scott A. Goffstein & Associates

Westborough, Mass.-based AAFCPAs, an IPA 200 firm, has acquired Scott A. Goffstein & Associates, a 14-person CPA firm in Waltham, Mass. The acquisition adds expertise to AAFCPAs and accelerates the firm's growth, the firm announced. AAFCPAs now has 34 partners, a 240-person staff and four locations in Massachusetts ­– Boston, Westborough, Wellesley and Waltham. Scott Goffstein, who was … [Read More...]

Berdon Offers Alternative ‘Bring Your Child To Work Day’ Program

Recognizing the added child care and home-schooling challenges many of its employees are facing amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, New York-based Berdon, an IPA 100 firm, is hoping to relieve some of that pressure with its new Kids Corner program. The initiative is meant to not only replace the firm’s canceled Bring Your Child to Work Day event, but to briefly relieve parents from the challenges … [Read More...]

Somermeyer Named AAM’s 2020 Marketer of the Year

Annie Somermeyer, director of business development at Madison, Wis.-based SVA Certified Public Accountants, has received the Association for Accounting Marketing’s (AAM) 2020 Marketer of the Year award, sponsored by INSIDE Public Accounting (IPA). The winner was announced by IPA June 3 at AAM’s virtual awards event. Somermeyer and her team promote the CPA firm – ranked No. 67 on the 2019 IPA … [Read More...]

Baker Tilly Admits 23 to Partnership

Chicago-based Baker Tilly, an IPA 100 firm, admitted the following 23 partners effective June 1: Mark Boettcher, consulting, Milwaukee Jeff Dorner, assurance, Chicago Matt Eckerle, consulting, Indianapolis Daniel Ehr, tax, Appleton, Wis. Shane Elrod, tax, Plano, Texas Russell Fleming, assurance, Minneapolis Wesley Fraser, tax, Wilmington, Del. Matt Gilbert, consulting, … [Read More...]

Now’s The Time To Fine-Tune Your Billing Processes

Efficient, timely billing and collections are critical in a down economy. According to the 2019 IPA National Benchmarking Report, the average number of days production locked up for billed receivables is 53.6 days, and the percentage of AR over 90 days is 26.9% for all participating firms.   Some advice to consider: Reconsider new client intake. Learn about prospects before they … [Read More...]

Berdon Offers Alternative ‘Bring Your Child To Work Day’ Program

Recognizing the added child care and home-schooling challenges many of its employees are facing amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, New York-based Berdon, an IPA 100 firm, is hoping to relieve some of that pressure with its new Kids Corner program. The initiative is meant to not only replace the firm’s canceled Bring Your Child to Work Day event, but to briefly relieve parents from the challenges … [Read More...]

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Business leaders are always on the lookout for ideas that will help put their companies over the top, but it’s not often that they come across anything truly worthwhile without having to pay for it. But for … [Read More...]

Aprio Adds New Private Equity Services Team

Atlanta-based Aprio, an IPA 100 firm, has announced the formation of Aprio Private Equity, an integrated service team designed to serve private equity and strategic buyers in the middle market. Led by … [Read More...]

Leaders: The Pandemic Has Revealed the Truth About Your Heart. Do You Like What You See?

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Somermeyer Named AAM’s 2020 Marketer of the Year

Annie Somermeyer, director of business development at Madison, Wis.-based SVA Certified Public Accountants, has received the Association for Accounting Marketing’s (AAM) 2020 Marketer of the Year award, … [Read More...]

Baker Tilly Admits 23 to Partnership

Chicago-based Baker Tilly, an IPA 100 firm, admitted the following 23 partners effective June 1: Mark Boettcher, consulting, Milwaukee Jeff Dorner, assurance, Chicago Matt Eckerle, consulting, … [Read More...]

Aprio Admits Mike Cooke as Partner

Atlanta-based Aprio, an IPA 100 firm, has admitted Mike Cooke as partner in its Birmingham, Ala., office, where he will work largely with real estate and construction, health care and non-profit … [Read More...]

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