CALIFORNIA

Hewins Financial Advisors LLC launched Cue Wealth Management Solutions. Hewins Financial formed a strategic partnership with Wipfli LLP to create Cue, which provides CPA and RIA firms with direct assistance to launch, grow, and leverage their wealth management practices as fully-integrated parts of their service offerings to individuals, business owners, related qualified retirement plans and charitable entities. … Sandy Purdy has joined Lindquist LLP as an audit senior manager in the firm’s San Ramon office.

GEORGIA

Hancock Askew & Co., LLP was named one of the 101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For in the Atlanta area. … Solvability, the government contracting consulting practice of the regional accounting firm Decosimo, will provide thought leadership and exhibit for the Bid & Proposal Con 2013. The Association of Proposal Management Professionals will host the event on May 28-31 at the Westin Peachtree Plaza in Atlanta.

ILLINOIS

BDO USA made the 2013 list of one of The Best Places to Work for Recent Grads. … Crowe Horwath LLP, which has its primary headquarters in Chicago, has been recognized as one of the best places to work by programs in Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, New Jersey, Ohio and Texas. … The Women’s Executive Committee of the Illinois CPA Society to hosts the Women’s Leadership Breakfast on Friday, May 17 at The Standard Club in Chicago. Created to enhance the recruitment, volunteerism, retention and leadership of women CPAs, the committee has established a series of programs, including the Women’s Leadership Breakfast, to help women CPAs learn more about important professional issues, expand business networks and foster career advancement. … Mathieson, Moyski, Celer & Co. LLP has completed its peer review of its accounting and auditing practice.

MASSACHUSETTS

BlumShapiro will relocate its primary Massachusetts office location from Rockland to Quincy. Its new address will be located at 2 Batterymarch Park and will open May 20, 2013.

MINNESOTA

BookKeeping Express, the first U.S. franchise focused solely on bookkeeping services, opened its first Minnesota office in Minnetonka serving businesses throughout southern Minnesota.

NEW JERSEY

Hutchins, Meyer & DiLieto PA, Wall Township, joined Practicewise, a results-focused group of CPA firms throughout the U.S.  Practicewise is a group of non-competitive CPA firms formed by Eide Bailly. The group currently has CPA firm members in 18 states; it continually works to add ongoing value to member firms and their clients through access to resources, experience and service specialties.

NEW YORK

KPMG LLP has been named Sales Partner of the Year by the IT cloud company, Service Now. Ernst & Young made the 2013 list of one of The Best Places to Work for Recent Grads. … Accounting software developer, Open System also made the 2013 list of one of The Best Places to Work for Recent Grads. … Marcum LLP, New York, was named Employer of the Year, by The Adelphi University Center for Career Development.

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