A number of accounting firms are named Best Companies for Working Mothers; EisnerAmper gets a new Dallas office; and other news from accountants across the country.
Eighty-two Henry + Horne volunteers participated in the UMOM Walk to End Homelessness at the Phoenix Zoo, helping the event break a Guiness World Record for most walkers in flip-flops: 1,942, more than 300 above the previous record of 1,641.
Kristel Espinosa has been named a partner at JLK Rosenberger LLP. She has been with the firm for eight years and works in the Tax Services Division of the Irvine office.
Three partners from RubinBrown were named to the Denver Business Journal's 2019 Who's Who in Accounting: Matt Beerbower, vice chair of the Construction Services Group; Rhonda Sparlin, partner-in-charge of the State and Local Tax Services Group; and Debbie Warden (pictured) of the Entrepreneurial Services Group.
Elias & Associados, San Salvador, has joined international accounting firm association BKR International. The firm has two partners and 24 staff members, and specializes in government and autonomous entities, international financing programs, financial institutions and retailing.
Justin Tate has joined the Fort Walton Beach office of Saltmarsh Financial Advisors LLC as an investment advisor. He brings mor than 15 years of experience in the financial services industry.
The Illinois CPA Society held its annual CPA Day of Service on September 20, with nearly 1,200 volunteers helping a wide variety of community organizations. (See the full story.)
ConvergenceCoaching, Bellevue, announced the graduating class of its 2018-2019 Fall Transformational Leadership Program. (See the full story.)
CohnReznick LLP has expanded its cybersecurity and privacy practice by establishing the Privacy Advisory Group. Judy Selby and Alison Bird have joined the firm as managing directors and co-leaders of the new group.
The Nassau/Suffolk Chapter of the National Conference of CPA Practitioners announced its 40th Anniversary Silver and Bronze Award Winners. Donald Ingram of Woodbury has received the Silver Award, which recognizes longstanding commitment to NCCPAP and the CPA community, and Richard Finelli of Babylon has received the Bronze Award, which recognizes influential leaders in the chapter. Carol Markman of Westbury and Peter Ciccone of Ronkonkoma are also being recognized for their long service to the chapter. As part of its 40th anniversary, NCCPAP will also be presenting a single Gold Award to recognize a lifetime of outstanding service, at a special event on October 23.
A number of accounting firms were named to Working Mother's 2019 list of the Best Companies for Working Mothers, and a number of women from those firms were named "Working Mother of the Year." (See the full story.)
Bonnie Mann Falk (pictured) has joined Raich Ende Malter & Co. LLP, New York, as quality control partner. She brings almost 30 years of experience, most recently at Mazars.
Eide Bailly LLP, Fargo, announced the winners of its Resourcefullness Awards, which grant $75,000 to nonprofits in five states. The Grand Prize winners are: in Arizona, the Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation; in Colorado, Easterseals Colorado; in Minnesota, Feeding Our Communities Partners; in North Dakota, YWCA Cass Clay; and in Utah, Volunteers of America Utah. Each will receive $10,000, with two runners-up in each state each receiving $2,500.
DMJ & Co. PLLC, Greensboro, participated in the North Carolina Association of CPAs' 100 Days of Service event on Sept. 20, dedicating a day of service to the SPCA of the Triad, Goodwill of Central North Carolina, Whitestone Retirement Community, and the Animal Protection Society of Durham.
Matthew Mallinak has been named a partner at Bober Markey Fedorovich, Cleveland. He serves middle-market growth companies in manufacturing/distribution, construction, retail and finance, and joined BMF in 2017. The firm also announced a number of other promotions: Jessica Tepus was promoted to senior manager; Joseph Blaha, Tyler Chapin and Tina Puri to manager; Christopher Avant, Tiffany Kubitza, Jessica Martinelli, and Kevin Patrick to senior accountant; Heather D'Aurelio to supervisor; Kevin Jackson to network administrator; and Correne Pauli to executive assistant.
Robin Alexander has joined RKL LLP, Harrisburg, as a manager in its Tax Services Group.
Jane Scaccetti (pictured), founding partner and CEO of Drucker & Scaccetti PC, was named the 2019 Breath of Life Honoree by the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. She will be honored at the foundation's annual Breath of Life Gala in November.
EisnerAmper has relocated its Dallas office uptown to 2651 North Harwood Street in the Harwood District.
Kirby Mills has joined Whitley Penn as learning and development manager in its Austin office.
Continuing professional education provider myCPE has launched "1 Credit = 1 Meal," a social initiative that will donate one meal to the underprivileged for each educational credit earned on its platform. It has donated more than 20,000 meals so far and is aiming to distribute more than a million by 2020.