Blue & Co. and Sikich rank as Best Companies to Work For and Clayton & McKervey unveils website in Mandarin, and a collection of other firm news from across the country.
Myers, Brettholtz & Co., in partnership with the Southwest Florida Community Foundation and the United Way of Lee, Hendry and Glades Counties, hosted more than 40 attendees at its 15th annual nonprofit seminar.
Windham Brannon, Atlanta, is celebrating 60 years of business, to be commemorated throughout the year with activities, community initiatives, special celebrations for clients and its annual Insights event in November.
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Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, Chicago, made the list of insurance news magazine (owned by global credit agency A.M. Best Company) Best’s Review’s top audit and actuarial firms in the U.S., ranking fifth in the Top Health Audit Forms category, ninth in the Top Property/Casualty Audit Firms category and 24th in the Top Life Audit Firms category.
Blue & Co., Carmel, released the results from the 2017 National Manufacturing Outlook Survey, which tracks the expectations and opinions of more than 250 manufacturing executives in more than 20 states across the country. Blue & Co. affiliate Blue Benefits Consulting announced a merger with Indiana Benefits, to operate as Blue Benefits Consulting and continue to be located in IBI’s Bloomington location.
Blue & Co., Louisville, was named one of the Best Places to Work in Kentucky for the sixth consecutive year, in an awards program created as a project of the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce, the Kentucky Society for Human Resource Management (KYSHRM) and Best Companies Group. The selection process, managed by Best Companies Group, is based on an assessment of the company's employee policies and procedures and the results of an internal employee survey.
Three firms in Italy joined global accountancy network HLB International: Studio Toscano, Parma, which specializes in supplying Italian businesses with assistance in international trade in goods and services; LST Associati, in Naples, Rome, Milan and Modena, a network of professionals from the firms Soprano Tuccillo Associati and Limatola Avvocati; and Studio Impressa, Verona, a professional association of chartered accountants, lawyers and labour consultants.
Sikich, Marlborough, was recognized as one of Boston’s Best and Brightest Companies to Work For by the National Association for Business Resources. Sikich was one of 23 organizations honored for demonstrating a strong commitment to their employees, based on a nomination, research, and employee surveys in categories including communication, work-life balance, employee education, diversity, recognition and retention.
Clayton & McKervey, Detroit, unveiled a new Mandarin website, created by Ann Arbor-based Perich Advertising + Design, for Chinese companies considering expansion to the U.S.
The partners and staff of Anders, St. Louis, selected Shriners Hospitals for Children – St. Louis, as the firm’s 2017 Charity of Choice, the 12th year of the firm’s charity program.
Deloitte named a team of students from the University of Southern California winners of the Deloitte FanTAXtic case study competition held Jan. 13-15 at Deloitte University. Team members Li-Min Ko, Michael Shelton, Meng Shen, Tiffany Soto and Ingrid Waung each received $2,000 in scholarship money, and USC received a $10,000 institutional award. (Read the full story.) Deloitte also announced a long-term, wide-ranging agreement with the United States Tennis Association, White Plains, to sponsor the U.S. Davis Cup and U.S. Fed Cup teams, and become an official sponsor of the US Open and first-ever sponsor of the US Open Wheelchair Competition.
The New York State Society of CPAs’ Rochester chapter is hosting an all-you-can-eat barbecue dinne rand hockey game match-up between the Rochester Americans and the Albany Devils on January 27.

UHY, with the Center for Disability Services, announced that New York Yankees pitcher Luis Severino will make a special appearance during the 57th annual Center for Disability Services Telethon in Albany on January 29.
Brown Edwards, Roanoke, acquired the Roanoke practice of Dixon Hughes Goodman, effective February 1, 2017. The DHG partners and employees in Roanoke will become part of Brown Edwards and substantially all of DHG’s clients will be transferred to Brown Edwards, expect for several industry clients that will continue to be serviced by DHG.