Alexander Advisory Limited, Pembroke, was accepted into membership of global association BKR International.
Brown Smith Wallace, St. Louis, was designated by HITRUST as an approved HITRUST CSF Assessor. The HITRUST Alliance is a nonprofit with the mission to champion programs that safeguard sensitive information and manage information risk for organizations in all industries and throughout the third-party supply chain. Brown Smith Wallace becomes the first St. Louis-based firm to earn the HITRUST CSF designation, a widely adopted security framework in the U.S. health care industry.
The New York Society of CPAs’ Cannabis Industry Committee will host its first Cannabis Conference Dec. 11 at Convene, located at 730 3rd Avenue in New York City. More information is available here.
In other NASBA news, the association honored three professionals for their leadership efforts. Gaylen Hansen, of Denver, received the William H. Van Rensselaer Public Service Award. Harry Parsons, of Reno, Nevada, received the NASBA Distinguished Service Award. Susan Somers, of Topeka, Kansas, received the Lorraine P. Sachs Standard of Excellence Award. (Read the full story.)