HLB Belize, Belize City, joined global network HLB.


FASB, GASB and FAF logos on the wall at headquarters in Norwalk, Connecticut
FASB, GASB and FAF logos on the wall at headquarters in Norwalk, Connecticut
The board of trustees of the Financial Accounting Foundation announced the appointment of Michael Morrow as the new chair of the Financial Accounting Standards Advisory Council, effective Jan. 1, 2020. Additionally, the board of trustees of FAF also appointed Holly Nelson and Zubin Avari to the Private Company Council, each for a three-year term; and reappointed current PCC members Yan Zhang and Richard Reisig to three-year terms. All appointments are effective on Jan. 1, 2020.


OZONE PARK, NEW YORK - FEBRUARY 02: on Withers Stakes Day at Aqueduct Race Track in Ozone Park, New York on February 2, 2019. Scott Serio/Eclipse Sportswire/CSM
Dean Dorton, Lexington, announced it will again sponsor racehorse Tax as he races in the 150th Travers Stakes at Saratoga Race Course on Saturday, Aug. 24, 2019.


Albin, Randall & Bennet, Portland, joined accounting association CPAmerica.


Gelman, Rosenberg & Freedman, Bethesda, announced a rebranding to GRF CPAs & Advisors, along with a new logo and move to a new office suite, located at 4550 Montgomery Avenue, Suite 800 North, Bethesda 20814.


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The Massachusetts Society of CPAs, Boston, partnered with the National Association of Black Accountants, Fisher College and Suffolk University to host an Accounting Career Awareness Program, a free specialized summer camp for 30 students Aug. 5-9 at Suffolk University. The students, from across the state, learned about accounting careers and other business-related professions.

Blumshapiro partnered with the Massachusetts State Automobile Dealers Association to hold the MSADA Dealership CEO & CFO Forum at the Sheraton in Framingham on June 17.


Boomer Consulting presented three people and one CPA firm with the Bridging the Gap awards at the 2019 Boomer Technology Circles Summit in Kansas City. Tracy White, chief human resources officer at Clark Nuber, received the Bridging the Gap Talent Initiative Award; Brad Place, chief information officer at LBMC, received the Bridging the Gap Technology Award. Greg Davis, principal and operations leader at K·Coe Isom, received the Bridging the Gap Firm Management award; and Jagruti Solanki of Aprio accepted the Bridging the Gap IT & Firm Management Project of the Year award, presented to the firm.


EisnerAmper signed a 15-year lease agreement for new corporate headquarters at 733 Third Avenue with an expected move-in of June 2020. In other firm news, EisnerAmper released a second edition of “Qualified Opportunity Funds: A Guide for Real Estate Investors.”


RKL eSolutions, Lancaster, achieved accredited status as a Gold Solution Provider from software company Adaptive Insights, a Workday company.