AICPA Votes to Advance New CPA Licensure Model

Targeting the need for a fresh approach to CPA licensing that better recognizes the rapidly changing skills and competencies of the profession, the AICPA governing board voted in its May 20 virtual meeting to advance the new CPA Evolution initiative. Developed jointly with NASBA based on feedback from more than 3,000 stakeholders in the profession, the proposed CPA Evolution model requires … [Read More...]

Rea & Associates Merges in Jones Battles Group

New Philadelphia, Ohio-based Rea & Associates, an IPA 100 firm, has acquired Jones Battles Group of Concord, Ohio. The three employees of Jones Battles – Curtis Jones, Chris Bartlett and Pat Reno – will work out of Rea & Associates’ Mentor, Ohio, office, with Jones serving as an executive principal, Bartlett as a manager and Reno as a client service specialist. “This merger supports … [Read More...]

SC&H Capital Enters Into Joint Venture With Two Health Care Partners

SC&H Capital, an affiliate of Sparks, Md.-based IPA 100 firm SC&H Group, has announced a joint venture with health care consulting firms Healthcare Management Partners and I3 Healthcare Consulting. The new partnership is designed to help the firm better serve the strategic and financial needs of clients facing the many complexities and headwinds facing the health care industry. … [Read More...]

Baker Tilly Names Christine Dahlhauser as MP for Wisconsin

Chicago-based Baker Tilly, an IPA 100 firm, has appointed Christine Dahlhauser to succeed the retiring Kevin Heppner as MP for the Wisconsin market. Dahlhauser joined the firm in 1991 and has held a number of leadership roles since that time, most recently as the manufacturing and distribution team leader in the Wisconsin market. In her new role, she will provide leadership, management and … [Read More...]

Postlethwaite & Netterville Admits Three Directors

Baton Rouge, La.-based Postlethwaite & Netterville, an IPA 100 firm, has admitted Greg Booth, Celeste McDonald and Don McLean as directors. Booth has been with the firm since 2011 and works with the tax services group in the New Orleans area, focusing on strategic tax planning and general tax compliance services for closely held businesses and high-net-worth individuals in real … [Read More...]

Now’s The Time To Fine-Tune Your Billing Processes

Efficient, timely billing and collections are critical in a down economy. According to the 2019 IPA National Benchmarking Report, the average number of days production locked up for billed receivables is 53.6 days, and the percentage of AR over 90 days is 26.9% for all participating firms.   Some advice to consider: Reconsider new client intake. Learn about prospects before they … [Read More...]

Baker Tilly Names Christine Dahlhauser as MP for Wisconsin

Chicago-based Baker Tilly, an IPA 100 firm, has appointed Christine Dahlhauser to succeed the retiring Kevin Heppner as MP for the Wisconsin market. Dahlhauser joined the firm in 1991 and has held a number of leadership roles since that time, most recently as the manufacturing and distribution team leader in the Wisconsin market. In her new role, she will provide leadership, management and … [Read More...]

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Business leaders are always on the lookout for ideas that will help put their companies over the top, but it’s not often that they come across anything truly worthwhile without having to pay for it. But for … [Read More...]

Aprio Adds New Private Equity Services Team

Atlanta-based Aprio, an IPA 100 firm, has announced the formation of Aprio Private Equity, an integrated service team designed to serve private equity and strategic buyers in the middle market. Led by … [Read More...]

Leaders: The Pandemic Has Revealed the Truth About Your Heart. Do You Like What You See?

Deb Boelkes says how you behaved during the coronavirus crisis reveals some essential truths about whether you lead with your head only or also with your heart. The good news? It's not too late to switch to a … [Read More...]

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Baker Tilly Names Christine Dahlhauser as MP for Wisconsin

Chicago-based Baker Tilly, an IPA 100 firm, has appointed Christine Dahlhauser to succeed the retiring Kevin Heppner as MP for the Wisconsin market. Dahlhauser joined the firm in 1991 and has held a number … [Read More...]

New Jersey Society of CPAs Announces 2020-21 Board of Trustees

The New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants (NJCPA) has appointed the following professionals to its board of trustees: President: Alan Sobel, SobelCo President-Elect: Harry P. Wills III, … [Read More...]

Wendy Cama to Lead Audit Services at Crowe

Wendy Cama is the new MP of audit services for Chicago-based IPA 100 firm Crowe, taking over the role from Mark Baer, who is preparing to become the firm’s new CEO in April of 2021. Cama, who recently served … [Read More...]

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