GEORGIA

The IT advisory practice at Windham Brannon has experienced one of the highest growth rates among the firm’s various practice areas, helping achieve overall double-digit year-over-year growth.

KENTUCKY

Mountjoy Chilton Medley LLP was recently selected to be featured on “World’s Greatest,” a television show a featuring behind-the-scenes footage and interviews of some of the world’s most unique companies, products, people, and travel destinations. Airing on Monday, March 10, the show will profile MCM’s distinctive, employee-led culture, broad-range of expertise and dedication to community betterment.

MAINE

The BerryDunn “Downhillers” team is skiing for 24 hours straight at the Downhill 24 to raise funds for WinterKids. The 2nd annual Downhill 24 is a 24-hour (technically, 23 hours with the clock springing forward) team downhill ski race at Mt. Abram on March 8-9. WinterKids is a nonprofit dedicated to getting kids outside and active during several of the Maine seasons: “almost winter,” “winter,” and “still winter.”

NEW JERSEY

CohnReznick recently conducted a poll where they took a look into why CFO struggle with their company’s quarterly and monthly close process. More than 70 percent of the survey respondents stated that five factors stood between their wish for a shorter financial close: Waiting for information from other people; Lacking visibility into where things stand in the close process; Coping with delays and errors caused by too many manual processes; Facing the need to combine and analyze information from multiple enterprise resource planning (ERP) and other systems and Fixing operational errors caused by poor processes and controls.

NEW YORK

Gettry Marcus will join the new global organization, TGS Global. Gettry Marcus will be the first North American firm admitted to the organization and will be holding a position on the executive board. Formed in 2012, TGS Global currently has representation in 48 locations in 28 countries. … The International Federation of Accountants has launched the Global Knowledge Gateway, a platform designed to bring together news, views, resources, and thought leadership for the worldwide accountancy profession. … Lumsden McCormick LLP has started a Bring Jimmy Fallon to Buffalo video Facebook campaign. The 2 min 17 second video can be seen on YouTube.

PENNSYLVANIA

Deloitte is the lead sponsor for the 10th Life Sciences Accounting & Reporting Congress. The event will be held from March 17 to March 19 at the Hyatt Regency Penn’s Landing in Philadelphia.

WASHINGTON

Perkins & Co has opened a downtown Vancouver office in the Bank of America Financial Center, 805 Broadway. The office will serve the company's Clark County clients and will be staffed primarily by Clark County residents, the company said. Staff will be available at the office on a rotating, as needed basis.