Association News: April 7

Association Welcomes New Preferred Provider

CPAmerica International has welcomed engineering firm Walker Reid Strategies of Lake Worth, Fla., as a new preferred provider, giving association members access to a firm that provides certifications for Section 179D energy-efficient commercial building tax deductions and 45L energy-efficient home credits.

Walker Reid Strategies is a licensed firm with professional engineers, LEED accredited professionals and commercial energy raters on staff.

“Walker Reid Strategies brings a valuable service that our members can offer their clients,” says Alan Deichler, president of CPAmerica. The preferred provider designation is only given after a stringent approval process by the membership.


 PrimeGlobal Welcomes South Carolina Firm

Bauknight Pietras & Stormer (BPS), of Columbia, S.C., is the newest member firm to join PrimeGlobal’s North American Region.

Established in 1991, BPS serves as a partner to their clients, providing tax, accounting and assurance, and business consulting services, as well as trust and estate planning. BPS serves a clients in a wide range of industries, including captive insurance, construction and real estate, employee benefits, hospitality, manufacturing and distribution, professional services, telecommunications and technology.

“In addition to the wide range of expertise offered by the firm, BPS is our first member firm in South Carolina,” says Michelle Arnold, PrimeGlobal Chief Regional Officer, North America. “Our member firms and their clients around the world are very happy to have access to their wide range of knowledge and expertise, both jurisdictionally and related to a host of niche industries.”

Chris Stormer, BPS partner, says, “Being a member will bring our international – and national – clients local resources around the country and world and, at the same time, will allow us to further grow in our targeted industry niches both in the Carolinas and nationally. We are looking forward to becoming a very active member of PrimeGlobal.”