ALABAMA

Warren Averett Asset Management LLC has been ranked as one of the Top 100 largest Registered Investment Advisory Firms in the country, by Financial Planning magazine – a sister publication of Accounting Today.

FLORIDA

Myers, Brettholtz & Co., is celebrating its 35th anniversary in 2014. The firm initially set up shop in Miami in 1953 and later branched out to Fort Myers in 1979. The firm has served clients across the nation by performing bookkeeping, accounting and auditing, tax preparation and consulting. … Averett Warmus Durkee has opened a new office in Altamonte Springs, Fla.

ILLINOIS

There’s a new website in the accounting industry. After spending time in the accounting profession, Karen Albright has created www.MastersinAccounting.net – a site dedicated to accounting education and resources. … BDO USA LLP has been recognized with the Work-Life Seal of Distinction for 2014 by WorldatWork's Alliance for Work-Life Progress.

NEW YORK

Friedman LLP, a public accounting firm with standing ties to the fashion industry, has selected Alexis Casamassima for its Friedman LLP Entrepreneurship Scholarship. … Deloitte LLP has received the SAP North America Regional Partner Excellence Award 2014 in the category of "SAP HANA and Database & Technology.” … To help make sense out of the ever-changing world of state tax laws, Margolin, Winer & Evens LLP tax director Joe Pizzimenti is authoring a new blog on the topic, "SALT Strategies." The blog will be written by Pizzimenti, an attorney who heads up MWE's SALT practice. Pizzimenti has more than 20 years of experience focusing on state and local taxation, and will be writing the blog along with his dedicated team of SALT experts. Pizzimenti’s vision for the blog is to enhance awareness of state and local tax changes, pronouncements and court decisions, analyze the environment and some of the unstated consequences that might arise from these changes. Visit http://www.saltstrategies.com/ to see what you've missed so far.

UNITED KINGDOM

Global accountancy network, HLB International has signed several new members. New members include; Trinity Financial Services of the British Virgin Islands; Fiduciaire Internationale of Luxembourg; Fadnis & Gupte of Indore, India; Safwat Ebeid & Co (and its fully owned National Company for Financial Consultancies of Securities), based in Cairo, Egypt; and Rokembach + Lahm, Villanova, Gais & Cia. Auditores, of Porto Alegre, Brazil.

WISCONSIN

Baker Tilly Search & Staffing LLC has been named one of Inavero’s 2014 Best of Staffing Talent Award winners. Presented in partnership with CareerBuilder, the fifth annual Best of Staffing Award provides the only statistically valid and objective service quality benchmarks for the staffing industry and reveals which agencies are delivering the highest satisfaction to the candidates they place in permanent and temporary positions.