CALIFORNIA

Greenstein Rogoff Olsen & Co., Fremont, has been named to the Silicon Valley/San Jose Business Journal's 2009 Fastest-Growing Private Companies List, ranking 58th.

 

ILLINOIS

The summer interns of Crowe Horwath LLP, Oak Brook, collected more than 3,500 books, toys and shoes for charities across 15 communities in eight states. Approximately 80 interns participated in the collection. The interns were also asked to spend two hours reading to children in their communities, resulting in more than 175 hours of reading time.

 

MICHIGAN

The Grand Rapids office of Crowe Horwath LLP is celebrating its 25th anniversary.

 

NEW YORK

Charles A. Barragato & Co. LLP, New York City, has joined the BDO Seidman Alliance, an association of independently owned local and regional CPA firms and businesses.

 

NORTH CAROLINA

The American Institute of CPAs, Durham, has received the Greater Durham Chamber of Commerce 2009 Business Excellence Award, in the Large Business category. ... Hughes Pittman & Gupton LLP, Raleigh, sponsored the TechJournal South DeckParty in Durham in early October. The semi-annual networking event brings more than 500 executives and investors together from across the state.

 

PENNSYLVANIA

Fesnak & Associates LLP, Blue Bell, has been named one of the Leading Providers in the United States: Accounting Professionals for 2009 by Goldline Research and Forbes.

 

TENNESSEE

Crowe Horwath LLP has established the Crowe Horwath Accounting Excellence Endowment to support the University of Tennessee's Department of Accounting and Information Management in its College of Business Administration. Funded by University of Tennessee alumni in the firm's Knoxville and Nashville offices and by Crowe Horwath, the firm guarantees that a minimum of $25,000 will be donated over a five-year period. The fund is part of the Campaign for Tennessee, a $1 billion fundraising effort at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville.

 

TEXAS

D. Williams & Co. PC, Lubbock, has joined Firm Foundation, a division of RSM McGladrey. D. Williams serves the financial needs of agribusiness in Texas and the Southwest. ... AuldridgeGriffin PC, Fort Worth, is celebrating the 25th anniversary of the founding of one of its predecessor firms, Frazier, Griffin & Co., by Mike Griffin and Tom Frazier. Frazier Griffin merged with Auldridge, Mathews & von Tungeln two years ago to create AuldridgeGriffin. The firm has grown to 40 staff, and expects to expand its office space this year by nearly 3,000 square feet. ... Lane Gorman Trubitt LLP has been named one of the Best Places to Work in the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex by the Dallas Business Journal. ... The Dealer Services Group of Dixon Hughes hosted a Dallas Dealer Forum for car dealers throughout Texas in early November.

 

UTAH

Universal Accounting, Salt Lake City, is celebrating the 30th anniversary of its founding by Alf Bostrom.

 

VIRGINIA

The Virginia Society of CPAs, Richmond, marked its 100th anniversary with an event at Richmond CPA Center in early October. With just 19 charter members, the VSCPA was originally established on Oct. 6, 1909, to help draft legislation that would create a regulatory body to govern the CPA profession in Virginia. The following spring, the Virginia General Assembly passed legislation to form the Virginia Board of Accountancy, making Virginia the 21st state to have such a regulatory law in place. For more on the VSCPA Centennial Celebration, visit www.vscpa.com/centennial.

 

WISCONSIN

Huberty & Associates SC, Fond du Lac, has been included on Inc. Magazine's list of the 5,000 fastest-growing private companies in America.

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