BST acquires CFO for Hire; Restivo Monacelli opens new Florida office; and more news from CPA offices across the country.
Restivo Monacelli, based in Providence, R.I., opened a new office in Boca Raton, Fla., located at 1900 Glades Road in the Town Center amenity district. It is the firm’s third location, including an office in Foxboro, Mass.
RSM, Chicago, and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce presented the 2017 Middle Market Business Index, which posted a record-high composite score of 129.8, up 9.7 points over the previous quarter and 29.8 points above a baseline reading of 100, indicating an expanding middle market.
The New Jersey Society of CPAs, Roseland, is accepting nominations for its Diversity and Inclusion Impact Award by May 19. The award recognizes diverse CPAs who have championed diversity in the hiring, retention and promotion of CPAs and those who have exhibited best practices in diversity. While non-CPAs and those who aren’t members of the NJCPA are eligible for the award, nominees must work at a company, CPA firm, nonprofit, government office, or within academia with at least one NJCPA member. The registration form is available at njcpa.org/awards, with winners selected by a panel of volunteer members and then announced June 15 at the NJCPA Convention and Expo.
UHY presented the Foundation for Ellis Medicine with a $2,500 grant to support the new Bringing Baby Home initiative at Ellis Medicine’s Bellevue Woman’s Center in Schenectady. The donation provides for the purchase of 33 car seats that will be available to new parents in need after giving birth.

Raich Ende Malter & Co., New York, launched a new website, which the firm designed to have an elegant and clean homepage with a “wow” factor.

BST & Co., Albany, acquired the finance, management and accounting services company CFO for Hire, which will operate under the BST banner and enhance and complement BST’s current tax planning, financial consulting and business valuation service offerings. CFO for Hire’s 19 staff members have made the transition to BST and the new division will be led by CFO fir Hire founder Jim Lozano.
Walthall CPAs was named a 2016 All Star Award winner by Constant Contact, an annual award that recognizes the most successful 10 percent of the email marketing company’s customer base, based on achievements in using email marketing to engage customers and drive results.