Firm News -- June 29


Henry & Horne LLP, Tempe, was named one of 100 Best Companies in the past decade that have shaped Arizona by BestCompaniesAZ.



Vicenti, Lloyd & Stutzman LLP, Glendora, received the 2012 Public Service Award for Firms from the California Society of CPAs for its community contributions. Among the activities the firm and its 65 employees support, either through fundraising or personal

involvement, are a playground that VLS employees helped to build, and the clean-up of an 8.5-mile stretch of beach. Employees also have participated in various fundraising campaigns, including the Relay for Life Cancer Walk and the Inland Valley Hope Partners Walk for the Hungry. ... HMWC CPAs & Business Advisors, Tustin, has been named 2012 Small Business of the Year by the Tustin Chamber of Commerce, based on its involvement with the chamber and the community, and its business standards.



Studio Maurizio Godoli, Bologna, Milan and Rome, has joined Baker Tilly International. The firm has 25 professional staff, including 15 chartered accountants and five business lawyers.



Wilkin & Guttenplan PC, East Brunswick, has joined the BDO Seidman Alliance.



Friedman LLP has been named the 45th fastest-growing company in the New York City area, according to Crain's New York Business' inaugural Fast 50 list. The firm had 28 percent growth from 2008 to 2011.



Walthall, Drake & Wallace LLP has been named a 2012 Top Workplace in Northeast Ohio by WorkplaceDynamics and The Plain Dealer, ranking No. 11 out of 40 small companies on the list.



Shandra Knowles and her mother Kathleen have opened the first BookKeeping Express franchise to serve the Tri-Cities area, in Kennewick.

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