RSM Expands Consulting Services

Chicago-based RSM US (FY17 net revenue of $2 billion) acquired Explore Consulting, an Oracle NetSuite solution provider, effective July 1. Co-founders Steve Jones, CEO, and Jeremy DeSpain, COO, will join RSM as consulting principals, and their team will transition to RSM upon closing. “The size, depth and breadth of our combined NetSuite practice will be a major force in the market, creating … [Read More...]

Alerding CPA Group Celebrates 20 Years

Alerding CPA Group (FY16 net revenue of $4.5 million) of Indianapolis is celebrating its 20th anniversary. Founding partners, Mike Alerding, Mike Staton and Mike Farmer started Alerding CPA Group on May 1, 1998. “For our next 20 years, we will maintain our focus on privately-held businesses and nonprofits while continuing to grow the firm,” says Staton, managing director. “Through this … [Read More...]

Jessica Donan

EY Names New Greenville MP

New York-based EY (FY16 gross revenue of $11.2 billion) named Jessica Donan MP of its Greenville, S.C., office, effective June 29. Donan succeeds Phil Snipes, who has been with EY for 39 years, upon his retirement. “EY Greenville has thrived alongside Phil’s outstanding leadership, and I know Jessica’s extensive background as an assurance partner and passion for people make her uniquely suited … [Read More...]

IPA Spotlight On … Daniel Young, Schenck

Name: Daniel Young Title: President Firm: Appleton, Wis.-based Schenck (FY16 net revenue of $80.5 million) Accomplishments: Managing shareholder of the Green Bay, Wis., office for 10 years before being elected president in 2018 Completed four three-year terms on Schenck’s board of directors and was named vice chair in 2015 Named director of industry teams in 2013, … [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...]

EisnerAmper Singapore Joins EisnerAmper Global Network

EisnerAmper Global, the network of independent member firms including New York-based EisnerAmper LLP (FY17 net revenue of $352.6 million), welcomed EisnerAmper Singapore as its newest member firm. EisnerAmper Singapore, formerly Saw Meng Tee & Partners of Singapore, provides specialist accounting, advisory, outsourcing, and risk and regulatory services to international and domestic clients … [Read More...]

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IPA Spotlight On … Daniel Young, Schenck

Name: Daniel Young Title: President Firm: Appleton, Wis.-based Schenck (FY16 net revenue of $80.5 million) Accomplishments: Managing shareholder of the Green Bay, Wis., office for 10 years … [Read More...]

IPA INSIDER: March 2018 News

Listed below are the Top 10 most-read stories on the INSIDE Public Accounting blog for the month of March. CohnReznick Names Duffany MP of Tax Practice Global Recruitment Trends IPA Spotlight On … … [Read More...]

IPA Spotlight On … Leah Gonzales, MaloneBailey

Name: Leah Gonzales Firm: Houston-based MaloneBailey Title: Audit Partner Accomplishments: Over 20 years of public accounting experience Member of MaloneBailey’s management team for almost … [Read More...]

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Barnes Dennig Names New Managing Director

Cincinnati-based Barnes Dennig & Co. (FY16 net revenue of $19.1 million) named Jay Rammes as managing director, effective Sept. 1. Rammes succeeds his mentor and co-worker of 24 years, Steve Hube, who … [Read More...]

IPA Spotlight On … Daniel Young, Schenck

Name: Daniel Young Title: President Firm: Appleton, Wis.-based Schenck (FY16 net revenue of $80.5 million) Accomplishments: Managing shareholder of the Green Bay, Wis., office for 10 years … [Read More...]

BDO USA Names Hirs as a Natural Resources Fellow

Chicago-based BDO USA (FY17 net revenue of $1.4 billion) named Edward Hirs as a natural resources fellow. In this new role, Hirs will serve as a strategic advisor to BDO’s natural resources practice and work in … [Read More...]

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