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

 

DELAWARE

Belfint, Lyons & Shuman PA, Wilmington, has been named one of the 2015 Top Workplaces in Delaware by The News Journal for the seventh consecutive year.

 

FLORIDA

A-lign, Tampa, has rebranded itself as an international security and compliance solutions provider, with a new brand identity, a set of company values and a newly redefined core mission. Visit www.a-lign.com for more details.

 

LOUISIANA

LaPorte CPAs & Business Advisors has launched LaPorte U, a senior leadership development program to prepare its career-path professionals for future roles as equity directors and firm management. It emphasizes the development of leadership and practical business skills and includes courses on presentation skills, strategic partnering, practice growth, and economic accountability.  There are 25 professionals currently enrolled in LaPorte U. The curriculum includes seven interactive half- to full-day courses. In addition, firm faculty members also coach individually with participants three times a year. LaPorte has initially invested $150,000 in both time and costs for the first year’s program.

 

MAINE

The commercial industry practice of Baker Newman Noyes, Portland, has launched The Commercial Mix, a newsletter geared toward owners, presidents and upper-management of commercial businesses, including those in the manufacturing, distribution, technology, hospitality, retail and related industries. The first issue is available here.

 

MICHIGAN

Clayton & McKervey has been named one of Metropolitan Detroit’s 101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For for the eleventh straight year

 

NEW JERSEY

The New Jersey Society of CPAs announced its annual “30 Under 30” list of accounting professionals and NJCPA members making a name for themselves in the New Jersey accounting landscape and beyond. To see the list, visit www.njcpa.org/30under30.

 

NEW YORK

EisnerAmper, New York City, was voted the Best North American Accounting Firm in the annual Hedgeweek USA Awards.

 

OHIO

HW&Co. has been named one of Northeast Ohio’s 99 best places to work for the twelfth consecutive year in ERC’s NorthCoast 99 list.


SOUTH CAROLINA

WebsterRogers LLP is hosting an educational seminar in Columbia on the upcoming updates that will affect all employers who participate in the pension plans administered by the South Carolina Public Employee Benefit Authority. For more information, contact Rachel Howell at (843) 665-5900 or rhowell@websterrogers.com.

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