California

HMWC CPAs & Business Advisors, Tustin, has been named a Best Place to Work in Orange County by the Orange County Business Journal. ... Intuit Inc., Mountain View, announced its highest-performing resellers at its ISP Summit: The POSWarehouse.com was named Partner of the Year and Opportunity Interactive Inc. was named Rookie of the Year, while McWilliams & Associates Inc. received the Marketing Excellence Award, and Bottom Line Accounting Solutions LLC and English Management Solutions Inc. received Customer Satisfaction Awards. Receiving Solutions Sales Awards were: Kee Technologies Inc.; Quality Consulting Group; A+ Qbooks Consulting & Services LLC; Presti & Naegele; Juiced Technologies Inc.; and CMA Accounting and Consulting Inc. Receiving Territory Sales Awards were: Barcodes Inc.; TransNational Computer LLC; Business Information Consultants LLC; Arizona Retail Systems; Juiced Technologies Inc.; The POSWarehouse.com; Quality Consulting Group; and The QB Specialists. Receiving Territory Rookie Sales Awards were: KDV Technology and Consulting Services; KC Solutions Inc.; Opportunity Interactive Inc.; International Point of Sale; Robinson Financial Group LLC; ARC Accounting & Business Solutions; and Adding Technology.

Colorado

Stark Winter Schenkein & Co. LLP, Denver, has changed its name to StarkSchenkein LLP. The firm has also adopted a new logo, and changed its Web site address to www.starkcpas.com.

Florida

The Panama City office of Carr, Riggs & Ingram LLC has received the 2010 Community Impact Award in the General Business Category at the annual Celebration of Industry Excellence Awards Luncheon hosted by the Bay County Chamber of Commerce, Panama City Beach, Panama City BeachChamber of Commerce, and the Bay County Economic Development Alliance.

Illinois

Grant Thornton LLP, Chicago, set a firmwide goal of collecting $111,000 worth of peanut butter, macaroni and cheese, chicken noodle soup and granola bars during the month of August to benefit Feeding America's Kids Cafe program - and ended up collecting more than $126,800 in food and money. ... Accretive Solutions has opened a new office in Chicago at 737 N. Michigan Avenue.

Maryland

Councilor, Buchanan and Mitchell PC, Bethesda, participated in the 2010 Bethesda Walk and Ride Challenge, fielding two teams that finished in 16th and 19th place. Separately, three CBM employees participated in the 27th Annual Make-A-Wish Triathlon at Sea Colony, Del., which raised over a quarter of a million dollars. CBM's Sean Griffin was a first-year solo competitor, and CBM's Peter Reilly and John Comunale were members of Team Pohanka, which placed fourth among the male teams.

Massachusetts

Newburg Co. LLP has relocated its office from Wellesley to Suite 208 of the Waltham Woods Corporate Center at 890 Winter Street in Waltham.

Missouri

BKD, Springfield, has launched www.financialreforminsights.com, an interactive portal to help guide financial institutions through the recent regulations from legislation such as the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act. Visitors can access articles, podcasts and webinars, as well as engage in dialogue by posting comments or questions. They can also track updates through Twitter or RSS feeds. ... RubinBrown, St. Louis, has formed a new Life Sciences Services Group, with Felicia Malter as partner-in-charge.

New Jersey

Friedman LLP served as a hospitality sponsor of the YMCA of Burlington County's 37th Annual Golf Classic fundraiser and community event.

New york

Friedman LLP, New York City, has been named to the Inc. 5000 list of the fastest-growing private companies in America.

North Carolina

Cherry, Bekaert & Holland LLP, Raleigh, has been named one of the Triangle's Best Places to Work by the Triangle Business Journal for the fourth consecutive year. The firm also received the Standing Ovation 2010 MetroBravo! Award in the Professional Services - Accounting Firms Category from Metro Magazine.

OHIO

Bober Markey Fedorovich has expanded to Cuyahoga County with a new office in downtown Cleveland at 515 Euclid Avenue.

Pennsylvania

The Philadelphia office of Citrin Cooperman & Co. LLP raised more than $1,600 for the National Multiple Sclerosis Society with a recent "Jeans with a Twist" office-wide dress-down day.

South Carolina

Elliott Davis LLC, Greenville, has been named a Best Place to Work in South Carolina for the fourth consecutive year by the South Carolina Chamber of Commerce, the South Carolina Society for Human Resource Management and SC Biz, ranking third in the Large Company Category.

Texas

Calvetti, Ferguson & Wagner PC, Houston, has launched AcctTwo to provide mid-market companies in Houston fully outsourced processing of primary accounting functions. Marcus Wagner, a partner at CF&W, will serve as CEO. While AcctTwo and CF&W share a leadership team, they will be operated independently, and their clients will be serviced by separate teams. ... The Houston CPA Society held its 20th Anniversary Golf Classic at Sweetwater Country Club in late October. The event benefitted Make-A-Wish Foundation of the Texas Gulf Coast and Louisiana. The society has raised over $2 million for Make-A-Wish over the past 20 years.

Virginia

Argy, Wiltse & Robinson PC, McLean, has successfully completed its recent peer review with no deficiencies. ... BookKeeping Express, McLean, has launched its Great 2010 Accounting Makeover contest, in which one small business can win a 12-month service package. To participate, businesses must e-mail a link to a video, photos or a few sentences conveying the accounting nightmare they are facing to makeover@bookkeepingexpress.com by December 17. All entrants will receive a waiver on their set-up fee.

Washington

Clark Nuber, Bellevue, has received the 2010 Innovative Firm Initiative of the Year Award from the Leading Edge Alliance for its use of Microsoft Office SharePoint Server as a solution for workflow processing.

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