A roundup of recent expansions, additions, new services and other news from firms across the country.

ALABAMA

Warren Averett Technology Group was ranked among the top 150 managed service providers in the world on the MSPmentor 501 ranking, at No. 140.

 

AUSTRALIA

Power Tynan, Toowoomba, Queensland, will join global firm association BKR International in October. Formed in 1969, the firm has six partners and a staff of 41, and offices in Roma and Stanthorpe.


CALIFORNIA

Gallina, Roseville, announced the launch of Gallina Executive Search Consulting, to offer companies of all sizes and industries help in identifying and hiring quality talent. … Green Hasson Janks, Los Angeles, presented its 2016 Nonprofit Industry Forum on Sept. 15 at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion for almost 200 nonprofit industry leaders. The firm also debuted a whitepaper on the subject of the forum, “Opportunities and Challenges in a High-Risk World,” which is available online


CONNECTICUT

Marcum LLP and the Connecticut Technology Council announced the winners of the 2016 Marcum Tech Top 40, which recognizes the fastest growing technology companies in Connecticut. The overall 2016 winner was Revolution Lighting. The list of all the winners is available here.
 

GEORGIA

Padgett Business Services, Athens, is celebrating the 50th anniversary of its founding in 1966 by Walter Padgett. The company now has more than 300 locations across the U.S. and Canada, and primarily serves small businesses with fewer than 20 employees. It also recently announced a new Business Growth Program for Professionals that provides tax professionals who operate independent businesses a fully supported network.

 

GUATEMALA

Law firm Ral-n Orellana & Asociados Servicios Legales SA has joined Andersen Global.


INDIANA

The CPA Center of Excellence of the Indiana Society of CPAs launched an academic project in partnership with Indiana Wesleyan University and the University of Wales Trinity Saint David that will take students through a student-customized version of the center’s Insight Toolkit to analyze their skill set and areas that may need improvement.

 

IOWA

Honkamp Krueger & Co. PC has been named a 2016 Top Workplace by the Des Moines Register.


MAINE

Albin, Randall & Bennett, Portland, was named one of the 2016 Best Places to Work in Maine by the Society for Human Resource Management - Maine State Council and Best Companies Group.


MARYLAND

Weyrich, Cronin & Sorra Chartered, Lutherville, is now offering a national certification program called the Certified Nonprofit Accounting Program that is designed to set a standard of accounting excellence in the not-for-profit sector. The program was developed and sponsored by the CPA and consulting firm members of The Nonprofit CPAs Alliance. … The Maryland Association of CPAs will present its 2016 Women to Watch Awards on Sept. 30. The nominees for Emerging Leader Awards are:

  • Nancy Buckley, of Herzbach & Co.
  • Kelly Bugg, of Biegel & Waller 
  • Caroline Jiang, of Arthur Bell CPAs
  • Edith Manney, of Howard County Community Action Council
  • Amy Richardson, of RSM US 
  • Kimberly Spacek, of Dixon Hughes Goodman 
  • Mandy Wheat, of RSM US 

The nominees for Experienced Leader Awards are:

  • Diana DeWitt, of Gross Mendelsohn
  • Elizabeth Gantnier, of Dixon Hughes Goodman 
  • Tricia Griffis, of Frederick County Government
  • Betsy Johnson, of PwC
  • Sylvia Lagerquist, of Haines & Lagerquist CPAs
  • Susan Nelson, of MedStar Health
  • Marilyn Schneider, of Herzbach & Co.
  • Eileen Sherr, of the AICPA.

 
MICHIGAN

Baker Tilly Virchow Krause LLP has been named one of Metro Detroit’s 101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For by the Michigan Business and Professional Association. … DeBoer, Baumann & Co. PLC, Holland, has launched a new Web site, with a new, user-friendly design, and features that include a blog dedicated to business news and important tax information, profiles of firm leadership, and detailed information on the firm’s services and industry specialties. Visit it at www.dbccpa.com.

 

NEW MEXICO

RPC CPAs + Consultants LLP, Albuquerque, is expanding into a newly renovated office building at 2424 Louisiana NE, now known as The 24s@ Uptown. The firm will occupy the entire third floor.

 

NEW YORK

Deloitte announced that it has elevated 623 professionals to partner, an increase of 4 percent from 2015. Twenty-six percent of the new partners are women, an increase of 32 percent from 2015. … The Marcum Foundation, the charitable giving arm of Marcum LLP, raised a total of $242,841.95 for charity between June 1, 2015, and May 31, 2016, its first full year of operation as a national organization. The foundation is funded by Marcum partners and employees who contribute through a variety of channels, including a voluntary planned giving program that supports approximately 30 charities in the six Marcum regions.


PENNSYLVANIA

Rotz & Stonesifer PC, Chambersburg, will join global firm association BKR International in October. Established in 1986, the firm has four partners and a staff of 36 and additional offices in Greencastle and East Berlin.


WISCONSIN

The CLA Foundation, the charitable giving arm of CliftonLarsonAllen, has completed its second grant cycle, in which it awarded $300,000 to 17 organizations in communities across the United States that match its mission “to promote and support diverse individuals and organizations by connecting networks, advancing work readiness, and creating career opportunities.” … Wipfli LLP, Wisconsin, has joined the Chamber of Digital Commerce, the world’s largest trade association representing the digital asset and currency industries.

 

UNITED KINGDOM

Global association Morison KSi has launched a new Web site at www.morisonksi.com.

 

VIRGINIA

Cherry Bekaert LLP, Richmond, has launched its Cloud Solutions practice, which will help companies understand and migrate to the cloud in three main business areas: ERP, CRM and e-commerce. It will be headed by Paul Doucet, the firm’s first national managing director of cloud solutions, and is part of THInc, Cherry Bekaert’s practice area focused on innovation in the technology, health and life sciences, and industrial sectors.

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