A roundup of recent announcements from accounting firms and companies across the country.

CALIFORNIA

Gumbiner Savett Inc., Santa Monica, has adjusted its dress code to adhere to casual Friday’s every week. … Top 100 Firm EisnerAmper LLP has merged in Sacramento-based Ueltzen & Co. Ueltzen partners Michael Ueltzen, John Moyle and Ramona Farrell, together with a team of fifteen professionals and staff, will become part of EisnerAmper’s Forensic, Litigation and Valuation Services Group. … Pasadena-based Stanislawski & Harrison CPAs has merged with Top 100 Firm CliftonLarsonAllen.


CONNECTICUT

BlumShapiro volunteers, family and friends gathered recently to help prepare packages of Thanksgiving food items for more than 2,000 seniors and families served by Christian Community Action in New Haven. Separately, the firm presented a check for $1,800 to Spooner House as a result of the firm’s employee giving through its Jeans for Charity Program. The firm holds Jeans for Charity Day on Fridays that focuses its giving over the course of the year to a variety of organizations doing good work in the community. Spooner House, located in Shelton, provides food, shelter and support services to people in need. 


COSTA RICA

Asesores Fiscales Integrales SA has joined Grant Thornton Cotera y Asociados.

 

FLORIDA

The shareholders, principals and professional staff of Mallah Furman & Co. have joined Top 100 Firm EisnerAmper LLP. Mallah Furman has offices in Miami and Fort Lauderdale.


GEORGIA

Ethel Merritt’s Financial Center, Cuthbert, has joined tax franchiser Opportunity Tax Service. In celebration, the firm will donate $1,000 to the Randolph Clay High School athletics department.


KANSAS

Peterson, Peterson & Goss LC, Wichita, has joined Top 100 Firm BKD LLP. … Gottlieb, Flekier & Co. PA, Overland Park, has joined Top 100 Firm CliftonLarsonAllen. Jerry Gottlieb, Steve Flekier and Danielle Bordman will continue to lead the Overland Park office, establishing a CLA position in Kansas.


KENTUCKY

Dean Dorton Allen Ford PLLC will merge with Lexington-based Barr Anderson & Roberts PSC, effective Jan. 1, 2016.


MARYLAND

KatzAbosch has completed the renovations to its headquarters in Timonium. The project began in June. The project included upgrading the firm’s learning center with versatile space and new technology.

 

MICHIGAN

New business creation in the U.S. is trailing behind the global average, with the number of new businesses created up just 11 percent since 2010, according to a new study by international accounting and consultancy network UHY International. The global average increase was 26 percent between 2010 and 2014.

 

MONGOLIA

Global accountancy network HLB International has added a new member in Mongolia – HLB Mongolia Audit LLC.


NEW JERSEY

[IMGCAP(1)] Members of the New Jersey Society of CPAs collected more than 3,000 pounds of food during its sixth annual September-to-November food drive that benefits the Community FoodBank of New Jersey. The food drive was sponsored by the NJCPA Young CPAs Council. Donors brought nonperishable food items to NJCPA headquarters in Roseland, as well as to 16 accounting firms across New Jersey. Also, 17 young CPAs spent time volunteering at the FoodBank’s facility, placing pasta into individual family-sized bags.
 


NEW YORK

Top 100 Firm Marcum LLP has merged in DGLF CPAs & Business Advisors, a firm with offices in Nashville, Tenn., and Orlando, Fla. … The American Institute of CPAs and the AICPA Foundation announced that it will be giving $375,000 in scholarships to 82 accounting students who were awarded the AICPA Scholarship for Minority Accounting Students award for the 2015-16 academic year. The award is based on their academic performance and leadership capability.

 

OHIO

Clark Schaefer Hackett was recently featured in two videos produced by the Ohio Society of CPAs highlighting the firm’s initiatives designed to develop and retain high-performing employees. One video centers on CSH’s onboarding and training programs, and another highlights how CSH strives to provide practical work-life balance for its employees. 


PENNSYLVANIA

Top 100 Firm EisnerAmper LLP has opened a new 42,000-square-foot office in Philadelphia at One Logan Square.


TEXAS

Mesch McBride PLLC, Fort Worth, has joined accounting firm association PrimeGlobal.


WASHINGTON, D.C.

Top 100 Firm Raffa PC, Washington D.C., has joined accounting firm association PrimeGlobal.

 

WISCONSIN

Milwaukee-based consulting firm Titus has joined Top 100 Firm CliftonLarsonAllen.

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