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Two Alabama Firms to Merge in 2017

Birmingham, Ala.-based Barfield, Murphy, Shank & Smith (FY15 net revenue of $16.9 million) has announced its planned merger with Himmelwright, Huguley & Boles, with offices in Auburn and Opelika, Ala. The merger will take place on Jan. 1, 2017, bringing the combined entity to a total of 140 employees. The firms will consolidate under the name Barfield, Murphy, Shank & … [Read More...]

Combination

Two Alabama Firms to Merge in 2017

Birmingham, Ala.-based Barfield, Murphy, Shank & Smith (FY15 net revenue of $16.9 million) has announced its planned merger with Himmelwright, Huguley & Boles, with offices in Auburn and Opelika, Ala. The merger will take place on Jan. 1, 2017, bringing the combined entity to a total of 140 employees. The firms will consolidate under the name Barfield, Murphy, Shank & … [Read More...]

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SportsTaxMan Sees Familiar Face in New Topps Baseball Card Collection

Like many young Mets fans growing up in Brooklyn, Robert Raiola collected Topps baseball cards, buying packs anytime he could put two quarters together. Some he traded; some he clipped to his bicycle so they would click against the spokes; some he treasured. Young pitchers Tom Seaver and Nolan Ryan were his favorites, particularly Ryan, who somehow seemed to pitch every game Raiola attended. Of … [Read More...]

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Jeanneret Becomes Ernst & Young Northeast Region MP

New York-based Ernst & Young (FY16 net revenue of $11.2 billion) has appointed Richard Jeanneret vice chair – Northeast region MP. William “Bill” Casey will succeed Jeanneret as the Americas vice chair of transaction advisory services (TAS). “For the last seven years, Rich has led the transformation of TAS around the C-suite’s capital agenda and his efforts have been instrumental in driving … [Read More...]

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INSIDE Public Accounting and ConvergenceCoaching Study Young Public Accounting Professionals; Release The Road to Retention

Given the importance of Millennials and Generation X to the future of the CPA profession, INSIDE Public Accounting and ConvergenceCoaching have analyzed input from more than 700 young professionals at CPA firms across the country, providing a focused look at what it takes to engage and retain these key team members. You may download the Executive Summary online and order your copy of the full … [Read More...]

Weltman Bernfield to Join Wipfli

Milwaukee-based Wipfli (FY16 net revenue of $228 million), ranked No. 20 on the 2016 IPA 100 list of largest firms in the nation, has announced that Weltman Bernfield of Buffalo Grove, Ill., will join the firm Sept. 1. About 45 Weltman Bernfield professionals, including nine partners, will join more than 1,600 professionals at Wipfli. “The services that Weltman Bernfield provides to their … [Read More...]

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SportsTaxMan Sees Familiar Face in New Topps Baseball Card Collection

Like many young Mets fans growing up in Brooklyn, Robert Raiola collected Topps baseball cards, … [Read More...]

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Jeanneret Becomes Ernst & Young Northeast Region MP

New York-based Ernst & Young (FY16 net revenue of $11.2 billion) has appointed Richard Jeanneret vice chair – Northeast region MP. William “Bill” Casey will succeed Jeanneret as the Americas vice chair of … [Read More...]

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Glick Promoted to Director at Berkowitz Pollack Brant

Miami-based Berkowitz Pollack Brant Advisors and Accountants (FY15 net revenue of $46.5 million) has promoted Joel Glick to director in the forensic and business valuation practice. Berkowitz Pollack Brant … [Read More...]

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Terry Admitted as Audit Principal at Windham Brannon

Windham Brannon of Atlanta (FY15 net revenue of $22.1 million) has admitted Patrick Terry as audit principal effective Sept. 1. Terry, with more than 35 years of accounting experience with international, … [Read More...]

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