Associations in the News: April 22

TIAG Begins 2014 With Significant International Growth

TIAG (The International Accounting Group) recently announced several new members:  Pritchard, Bieler, Gruver & Willison of Philadelphia, Dorfman Abrams Music LLC of Saddle Brook, N.J., Goldblatt McGuigan of Northern Ireland, Studio Rock Commercialisti Associati of Milan, Italy, Nucase of Portugal and Angola, and Group Expert Consulting of Romania.

“The momentum we generated last year has carried over into 2014,” says Robert Sattin, president of TIAG. “These recent additions are evidence that accounting firms are pursuing high-quality, multi-disciplinary, international relationships. TIAG provides our members and their clients with those relationships, but through our sister alliance of more than 145 independent law firms, TAGLaw®, members of TIAG can deliver even more value to their clients.”


Apple Growth Partners Joins the BDO Seidman Alliance

Akron, Ohio-based Apple Growth Partners (FY12 net revenue of $10.9 million) announced that it has recently joined the BDO Seidman Alliance, a nationwide association of independently owned local and regional accounting, consulting and service firms.

“The BDO Seidman Alliance enhances the breadth and depth of services that Apple can provide to its growing set of clients,” “Many of our clients are actively expanding operations”, says Harold Gaar, CEO of AGP. “In a number of cases, expansion means operations in other states and internationally. Our membership in the BDO Seidman Alliance allows us to serve clients across the nation and internationally. ”

Apple Growth Partners has offices in Akron and Cleveland and serves the Northeast Ohio market and beyond. With nearly 100 professionals, AGP offers a full range of attest, tax planning and compliance, business valuation, litigation consulting and transactional advisory services. Through its strategic partnerships, Apple also provides financial planning and asset management solutions.