California, Palo Alto, has been named one of Bay Area’s Best Places to Work by the San Francisco Business Times and the Silicon Valley Business Journal.



BlumShapiro will co-host the first-ever “JA Career Walk” with Junior Achievement of Southwest New England and PBI Financial Group in West Hartford Center for West Hartford’s Hall High School students. The program will be held on May 14, and seeks to prepare students for the world of work and gain a better understanding of jobs in their community.



The entire staff of Myers, Brettholtz & Co. PA, Fort Myers, will volunteer as Meals on Wheels drivers for the upcoming summer season. All 24 employees of the 35-year-old accounting firm will partner to deliver meals one day per week throughout the summer and help fill in as needed on other days.  



Porte Brown LLC, Elk Grove Village, has been named one of the 2014 Best Places to Work in Illinois by The Daily Herald Business Ledger in partnership with the Human Resources Management Association of Chicago, the Illinois State Chamber of Commerce, the Workforce Boards of Metropolitan Chicago, and Best Companies Group



Hamada Law Firm, Amann, has joined international association Abacus Worldwide.



Ramírez, Gutiérrez-Azpe, Rodríguez-Rivero y Hurtado SC, Mexico City, has joined international association Abacus Worldwide.


New Mexico

REDW LLC, Albuquerque, will collaborate with the National Indian Gaming Association and the National Native American Human Resources Association on two compensation surveys to benefit tribal governments and tribal gaming enterprises.


New York

Marcum LLP will hold its first Marcum Long-Term Care Symposium at Mohegan Sun in Uncasville, Ct., on May 5, and will hold its Third Annual Marcum MicroCap Conference on May 29 in New York City. Separately, Marcum Financial Services has launched the Marcum Benefits Marketplace, a resource for  health insurance delivery for groups and individuals. For individuals and/or employees without employer  health plans, the Marcum Benefits Exchange will offer a variety of health insurance products that are competitive with the federal and state exchange marketplaces, including medical, dental and vision plans.  Marcum also offers counselors that are certified to determine eligibility and apply for any federal premium tax credit or cost share subsidy that may be available to applicants. … KPMG LLP, New York City, has been named 'Best Overall Consultancy' by Operational Risk & Regulation magazine in its annual awards. … The risk assurance practice of PwC US, New York City, has launched the Performance Governance, Risk and Compliance  offering which brings together a set of end-to-end solutions to assist companies optimize and integrate their GRC frameworks. … Berdon LLP, New York City, has unveiled its new website, Designed by Multimedia Solutions of Edgewater, N.J., the site design utilizes the large buttons commonly used on smart phones and works across multiple platforms, whether a laptop, tablet,or smart phone. … ZBS Group LLP, New York, has joined international association Abacus Worldwide.



Acutus LLP Chartered Accountants, Singapore and Hong Kong, has joined international association Abacus Worldwide.



Wipfli LLP, Milwaukee, has expanded its sustainability services to include a variety of assessments, including:

  • Compass Assessment, which evaluates goals, policies and management practices in 35 areas of an organization’s sustainability efforts.
  • S-CORE Assessment, which measures the degree to which an organization has embedded sustainability into its day-to-day business practices.
  • Performance Improvement Assessment, which evaluates processes such as leadership, strategic planning, customer and market focus, measurement, analysis, and knowledge management.
  • Facility Audits, which measure and monitor efficiency in energy, waste, water, and greenhouse gas production.

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