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


CALIFORNIA

Intacct has been named one of the San Francisco Bay Area's Best and Brightest Companies to Work For in 2015. … Armanino LLP, San Ramon, has been named Intacct’s 2015 VAR Partner of the Year, in recognition of its nationwide sales success, outstanding implementation efforts, thought leadership and cloud evangelism. The firm is also the first to be named to the Intacct President’s Club for five consecutive years.


HAWAII

The American Institute of CPAs announced a number of awards at its Fall Meeting of Council, here: Former chair Greg Anton received the 2015 Gold Medal Award for Distinguished Service, the institute’s highest award, in recognition of his major contributions to the CPA profession. Anton is chairman and CEO of Anton Collins Mitchell LLP. The institute also recognized 41 CPAs with its Sustained Contribution Award, in recognition of their volunteer service. All of the recipients have served on an institute volunteer group for 20 or more years and have served at least once as a chair of an AICPA committee, task force or resource panel: Carl M. Alongi, John L. Archambault, Edward F. Bader, Timothy James Bartz, Michael A. Bolas, Gary Larren Boomer, W.A. Broadus, Andrew J. Capelli, Brian Arthur Caswell, S. Thomas Cleveland. John Richard Connell, Michael A. Conway, James B. Downey, Dirk Edwards, James Don Edwards, Kathryn Forbes, William M. Grooms, Michael W. Harnish, Arthur S. Hoffman, William Wallace Holder, Stephen Downing Holton, Sandra K. Johnigan, Jean M. Joy, Wayne A. Kolins, John Marcus Lacey, Mary Rapp MacBain, John R. Meinert, Edmund R. Noonan, David B. Pearson, Richard E. Piluso, Alfred M. Pruskowski, Thomas M. Stemlar, Sandra A. Suran, Paula Bevels Thomas, Patricia A. Thompson, Richard D. Thorsen, George H. Tucker, Randy S. Watson, Thomas R. Weirich, Doyle Z. Williams and Wes Williams.

 

MARYLAND

DeLeon & Stang CPAs and Advisors, Gaithersburg, has become one of the first firms to train its staff in the Anticipatory Organization: Accounting and Finance Edition, a learning system from futurist Daniel Burris, the Maryland Association of CPAs and the Business Learning Institute that shows CPAs and finance executives to actively anticipate disruptions, problems, customer needs and their related opportunities, and take action to shape the future by learning how to identify and take action on fully predictable “hard trends.”

 

NEW JERSEY

[IMGCAP(1)]The Fourth Annual 4 Miler at Garret Mountain hosted by SaxBST raised $66,000 for St. Joseph’s Children’s Hospital in Paterson, N.J., thanks to the generosity of more than 38 corporate and individual sponsors. The Clifton-based accounting and advisory firm absorbed all expenses associated with the run/walk event in order to donate 100 percent of the money raised through sponsorships directly to the hospital’s Child Life Department.


NEW YORK

The Alliott Group, a worldwide alliance of independent accounting, law and consulting firms, held its 2015 Worldwide Conference in New York City on October 21-25. The conference was co-hosted by Manhattan-based CPA firm Farkouh, Furman & Faccio LLP and and law firm Golenbock Eiseman Assor Bell & Peskoe LLP. … WeiserMazars is hosting a webcast on hot issues in restaurant accounting on October 28, 2015 at 11 a.m. EST.


SOUTH CAROLINA  

Elliott Davis Decosimo, Greenville, was named one of the nation’s top 10 leading hedge fund auditors by both HFM Week and Hedge Fund Alert.
 

TEXAS

Linn Thurber LLP, Houston, celebrated the 25th anniversary of its founding in 1990 with an employee reception on October 22. The firm provides U.S. tax compliance and advisory services to high-net-worth individuals and families worldwide. … Whitley Penn, Dallas, has launched FitWhit, a firm-wide health and wellness initiative that aims to improve the physical and mental well-being of Whitley Penn employees, promote camaraderie, collaboration, and team building at Whitley Penn, lower employee health care costs, and enhance job satisfaction of Whitley Penn employees.

 

VIRGINIA

Wall, Einhorn & Chernitzer PC is moving to 150 W. Main Street, Suite 1200, in Norfolk. Affiliate WealthQuest Financial Services LLC is moving to 150 W. Main Street, Suite 1860, while affiliate e:countable LLC has moved to 999 Waterside Drive, Suite 2220, in Norfolk.


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