Crowe, Chicago, was named a Challenger in the ALM Vanguard of Cybersecurity Consulting Providers by ALM Intelligence – Consulting Division. Those in the Challenger category are described by ALM as organizations that “can execute end-to-end projects in low complexity engagement models or a substantial portion of project components in high-complexity engagement models.”
The Illinois CPA Society, Chicago, announced it is seeking minority college students who are sophomores, juniors, or seniors interested in accounting to apply for the Mary T. Washington Wylie Internship Preparation Program. (Read the full story.)
Roth & Co., New York City, announced the opening of a new location in Jerusalem, its third office and first outside of the U.S.
Postlethwaite & Netterville, Baton Rouge, launched a month-long educational series focused on cybersecurity issues and challenges for businesses in conjunction with National Cybersecurity Awareness Month.
The American Institute of CPAs announced the winners of the 2018-19 John L. Carey Scholarship: Abigail Belcher, Wake Forest University; Glenell Jaquez, SUNY-Binghamton; Gemila Mama, Central Connecticut State University; Brooke Wages, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; and Vincent Wisehoon, SUNY-Albany. (Read the full story.)
CPA.com, New York, announced the two recipients of CPA.com’s 2018 Innovative Practitioner Award, recognizing innovation in process, services or technology implementation in public accounting. Then honorees are: Samantha Bowling, a partner with Garbelman Winslow in Maryland, and Jagruti Solanki, a senior manager for Aprio.
The New York State Society of CPAs endorsed Tech Advisors Cloud Powered by Coaxis, a technology and cybersecurity solutions provider for small to midsized businesses, as a preferred vendor for its members.
Marcum, New York, released the latest Marcum CEO Survey, which registered a decline in CEO optimism about the general business climate while remaining highly positive overall. The survey is available here.
Rea & Associates, New Philadelphia, joined the BDO Alliance USA as a member firm of the nationwide association.
KPMG and Global Impact, Alexandria, released a new report, the “2018 Giving Global Matrix: Tax, Fiduciary and Philanthropic Requirements,” which provides a snapshot of the tax laws that incentivize, or disincentivize, philanthropic giving in 60 countries across North America, Latin America, Africa, Europe, Asia and the Middle East. The report is available here.