Gordon Advisors and Tobias Vandeputte & Skulsky Announces Merger

Tobias Vandeputte & Skulsky PC of Troy, Mich., announced that they have merged their practice with Gordon Advisors PC also of Troy, effective July 1. The combined firm is operating under the name of Gordon Advisors and will continue to provide public accounting, tax and business advisory services to privately held companies, individuals and nonprofits. Both firms serve clients in Southeast … [Read More...]

Martini Iosue & Akpovi is Now Martini Akpovi Partners

Encino, Calif.-based Martini Iosue & Akpovi (FY17 net revenue of $9.6 million) has changed its name to Martini Akpovi Partners (MAP), effective July 2018. Chris Passmore, a MAP managing partner, says, "The rebranding of the firm to Martini Akpovi Partners was an important strategic accomplishment as we plan for our next 25 years. A majority of CPA firms do not successfully transition … [Read More...]

E.J. Nedder

RSM Names Nedder National Tax Leader

Chicago-based RSM US LLP (FY18 net revenue of $2.1 billion) has announced that E.J. Nedder has been named national tax leader and a member of RSM’s leadership team, effective Sept. 1. Nedder succeeds Jeff Johannesen who recently accepted a position as RSM’s chief strategy & innovation officer. As national tax leader, Nedder will be responsible for setting and implementing RSM’s tax … [Read More...]

E.J. Nedder

RSM Names Nedder National Tax Leader

Chicago-based RSM US LLP (FY18 net revenue of $2.1 billion) has announced that E.J. Nedder has been named national tax leader and a member of RSM’s leadership team, effective Sept. 1. Nedder succeeds Jeff Johannesen who recently accepted a position as RSM’s chief strategy & innovation officer. As national tax leader, Nedder will be responsible for setting and implementing RSM’s tax … [Read More...]

Mike Platt

Platt’s Perspective: Will The Definition Of Success Change For Firms In The Future?

Ever since key performance indicators were created for accounting firms, measurements of success have been dominated by traditional metrics like growth percentages, leverage, revenue per charge hour, revenue per FTE, utilization, realization, profit margin and the ultimate target – net income per equity partner. In recent years however, conversations have turned to targets of a different nature … [Read More...]

E.J. Nedder

RSM Names Nedder National Tax Leader

Chicago-based RSM US LLP (FY18 net revenue of $2.1 billion) has announced that E.J. Nedder has been named national tax leader and a member of RSM’s leadership team, effective Sept. 1. Nedder succeeds Jeff Johannesen who recently accepted a position as RSM’s chief strategy & innovation officer. As national tax leader, Nedder will be responsible for setting and implementing RSM’s tax … [Read More...]

IPA INSIDER

IPA INSIDER: June 2018 News

Listed below are the Top 10 most-read stories on the INSIDE Public Accounting blog for the month of June. Plante Moran Acquires IPA 100 Firm Guest Article: Identifying Future Leaders Grant … [Read More...]

Michael Platt: Future Brings Opportunity for CPA Firms – Along With Angst

The accounting profession is expected to undergo more change in the next 50 months than it has in the last 50 years – a prediction that is sparking anxiety among firm leaders, but also a recognition of vast … [Read More...]

IPA Spotlight On … Sheila Enriquez

Name: Sheila Enriquez Title: Managing Shareholder-Elect Firm: Houston-based Briggs & Veselka Co. (FY17 net revenue of $36.2 million) Accomplishments: Elected managing shareholder of Houston’s … [Read More...]

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Skoda Minotti Admits Shoop as Partner

Cleveland-based Skoda Minotti (FY17 net revenue of $53.7 million) has admitted Jonathan Shoop as partner. Shoop leads the firm’s manufacturing and distribution group. His experience includes more than 15 … [Read More...]

Weaver Announces Industry Group Leadership Changes

Houston-based Weaver (FY18 net revenue of $127.1 million) has reorganized its financial and commercial industry groupings. The leadership changes enable specific teams to better focus on the firm’s primary … [Read More...]

Andersen Tax Welcomes Managing Director Rangel to the Houston Office

San Francisco-based Andersen Tax (FY17 net revenue of $247 million) welcomes Abdon Rangel as a managing director in the Houston office, who will join the firm’s commercial practice. Rangel has more than 20 … [Read More...]

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