A roundup of recent announcements from accounting firms and companies across the country.
More than a dozen staff members of Myers, Brettholtz & Co., Fort Myers, and their families recently spent a weekend day completing a United Way Day of Caring at Child Care of Southwest Florida, Inc.’s Joseph H. Messina Children’s Center in Fort Myers. Participants spent the day cleaning up the current landscaping, adding new landscape enhancements, cleaning windows and painting at the childcare facility. … Averett Warmus Durkee has been named one of the Top 100 Companies for Working Families in Central Florida by the Orlando Sentinel for the fourth year in a row.
McGladrey LLP has formally changed its name to RSM US LLP, and launched its new brand with a national advertising campaign. … BDO USA LLP, Chicago, released its annual BDO Board Survey of corporate directors. Among the highlights: More than two-thirds (69%) of public company board members report that their board is more involved with cybersecurity than it was 12 months ago and a similar percentage (70%) have increased company investments to defend against cyber-attacks during the past year, with an average budget expansion of 22 percent. … Marcum LLP has merged with Frost, Ruttenberg & Rothblatt PC, Chicago and Deerfield. … The Illinois CPA Society is seeking minority college students to apply for the Mary T. Washington Wylie Internship Preparation Program. The program, hosted January 4-6, 2016, is a three-day, all expenses paid opportunity for up to 25 African-American and other underrepresented minority accounting students selected to participate. all participants receive a $500 scholarship to help with educational expenses. Students interested in the program can apply at www.icpas.org. The deadline for applications is Nov. 24, 2015.
Cooney Faulkner & Stevens, Cincinnati, will join Top 100 Firm Mountjoy Chilton Medley LLP on Jan. 1, 2016.
Keiter, Glen Allen, received the 2015 Edge Award for Best Marketing Initiative in a niche area by Leading Edge Alliance Global, the second largest international association of accounting firms in the world. The award recognizes the firm’s groundbreaking and innovative EmergingRVA program aimed at educating and advising emerging companies through their next stages of growth. For more, visit www.keitercpa.com/emergingrva.
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