CPAs in the Spotlight

Printer Friendly
Text Size: A A A A
Image: CPAs In The Spotlight

Your fellow colleagues are often recognized for providing innovative services to their clients; being a part of an amazing human-interest story; or for receiving honors, awards and other accolades. The links below direct you to articles about these exceptional CPAs.

If you have been recognized or have read about a fellow colleague, let us know. Please forward information to communications@ficpa.org. Please allow at least two business days for the article to be considered and possibly posted.

RSS Feed

Warren Averett Member Named To State University System Of Florida Boards Of Trustees
Warren Averett, LLC, Certified Public Accountants and Advisors, is pleased to announce that Mort O’Sullivan, CPA was named 1 of 20 appointments to the State University System of Florida boards of trustees. The trustees were selected...
Kerkering Barberio Staff Obtain CPA Designation
Kerkering, Barberio & Co., Certified Public Accountants, is pleased to announce that Janine Colpitts, Kathleen (Kat) Martin and Mary Garcia have passed the exam to obtain the designation of Certified Public Accountant. Janine and Mary earned a...
James Moore Welcomes Four New Hires
James Moore, Certified Public Accountants and Consultants (James Moore) is pleased to welcome Ericka Hernandez, Shardae Jones, Natalie Jean Petruska , and Dawn Taylor to the firm. Hernandez will serve as a Data Entry Assistant. Prior...
Averett Warmus Durkee (AWD) Sponsors “Mystery Of Fraud”
Central Florida CPA firm is a major sponsor of an educational event about fraud prevention to be held at the Orlando Art Museum the morning of April 30, 2015. Orlando and Central Florida; April 2015 – Averett Warmus Durkee (AWD) CPAs Tom...
Mbaf’s Frank Gonzalez Elected As Treasurer Of Orange Bowl Committee
Frank Gonzalez, CPA/CFF, principal-in-charge of the Audit Department at nationally recognized public accounting firm MBAF, was elected to the 2015-2016 Executive Committee of the Orange Bowl and will serve as its treasurer. The Orange Bowl is a...
Press Release: Board Of Governors Announces Appointments To University Boards Of Trustees
At a time when the State University System is making unprecedented strides on performance and accountability, the Florida Board of Governors today announced 20 appointments to university boards of trustees. The new trustees were selected...
Experience Means Different Things To Candidates In Council Districts 7 And 8
They were surrounded by the ladies in the pink jackets, members of the Gamma Rho Omega chapter of the Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority. For Reggie Gaffney, George Spencer, Katrina Brown and Pat Lockett-Felder, it was picture time. The candidates...
Moore Stephens Lovelace Names Daniel O'Keefe Shareholder-in-Charge of Orlando Office
Moore Stephens Lovelace (MSL), a regional certified public accounting and business advisory services firm, announced that Daniel J. O’Keefe, CPA, CFE, MBA has been named Shareholder-in-Charge of the Firm’s Orlando office....
Senior-level Promotions And Hires For The Week Of April 20, 2015
BANKING Donna Alonso has been named vice president and treasury management sales and service administrator at the Banking Center Division of TotalBank in Miami. She was director of cash management at Great Florida Bank. CONSTRUCTION Shawn...
Names And Faces
Andrea Massey-Farrell, president and CEO of the Harvey and Carol Massey Foundation Inc., has been appointed to the Florida Board of Managers of the Nemours Foundation. The Nemours Foundation is a non-profit organization created by industrialist...
Bp Oil Spill | 5 Years Later: With No Oil Touching Manatee County, Explosion Effects Still Felt In County
When the Deepwater Horizon oil rig exploded April 20, 2010, and spilled millions of barrels of oil into the Gulf of Mexico, not a drop landed on Manatee County beaches. Still, five years later, the effects of the spill continue to be felt in...
Free Medical Care Clinic Reaches Quarter-century Milestone
Flash forward to 10 years ago, we moved into this building,” Fahy said about the current site. The Florida Cancer Institute had vacated the premises and moved to River Crossing. When the institute executives learned the clinic would use...
Richardson Gypsum Joins The US LBM Team
Originally founded in 1960 by Jack Richardson, Richardson Gypsum has been a full service provider of construction supplies, acoustical products and equipment to both commercial and residential contractors for over 55 years.
Bay Harbor Islands Residents To Choose Three Council Members On April 21
Three of seven seats on the Bay Harbor Islands town council are up for grabs on April 21. Read more here: http://www.miamiherald.com/news/local/community/miami-dade/miami-beach/article18503951.html#storylink=cpy
Event Hits High Notes
Indoor concerts were standing room only as international jazz greats wowed audiences during the Second Annual Jewel of the Ridge Jazz Festival April 8 through 11. Although rain cut short Saturday’s outdoor concerts where the turnout was...
Partnership For Philanthropic Planning Presents "i Want To Give You My Monet"
The Partnership for Philanthropic Planning (PPP) of Lee County will present “I want to give you my Monet” at the Thursday, April 23 meeting. Attendees will learn how to navigate the interesting waters of gifts of arts, and how to...
Boomerang Children: Pros, Cons Of Helping Adult Kids Financially
The American dream used to include raising children to be independent, and once "out of the nest," enjoying a comfortable retirement. Read more here: http://www.bradenton.com/2015/04/14/5744659_boomerang-children-pros-cons-of.html?rh=1#storylink=cpy
KSDT Hires Caridad Vasallo as Manager, Forensic and Business Valuations Services Practice
Miami-based accounting and tax advisory firm Kabat, Schertzer, De La Torre, Taraboulos and Company (KSDT) today announced it has hired Caridad “Carey” Vasallo, as manager of its Forensic and Business Valuation practice. A certified...
Wallace: Gruters Gets Set For State Office Bid
Sarasota Republican Party Chairman Joe Gruters is preparing to run for the Florida Legislature in 2016.
Jones Still Fired Up About Sportsability In 25th Year
David Jones began Sportsability in 1991 as a class project while enrolled in the College of Business at Florida State University. An avid outdoorsman, Jones had been shot in a 1988 hunting accident that left him partially paralyzed. So Jones...
Are Your NCAA Tournament Office Bracket Winnings Taxable?
March Madness has become such a big part of popular culture, some say more money is bet on the NCAA tournament than the Super Bowl.
Nova LifeStyle Inc., Announces Engagement of Crowe Horwath (HK) CPA Limited
Nova LifeStyle, Inc. (NVFY), a U.S.-based fast growing, innovative designer, manufacturer and distributor of modern LifeStyle furniture, today announced that the Board of Directors approved by unanimous vote on April 1, 2015, pursuant to the...
Aesthetic of a Southern Gentleman
You can't take the Levi out of a southern gentleman, but in Florida you might find some tropical fashions woven into his style and, of course, some cowboy boots to top off the look. Naples resident 60-year-old Mike Abell, in fact, owns at least...
How to Understand and Comply with 'Affordable Care Act' Requirements
The "Affordable Care Act" (ACA) is five years old, and yet many people still struggle to understand the law and its implications. Frequent changes and differing requirements for businesses of varying sizes complicate efforts to stay up to date. A...
Three Holmes County Candidates Heating Up WFEC Elections
Each year at this time, the West Florida Electric Cooperative based in Graceville holds elections for the board members whose terms expire each spring. Although the board members receive compensation and sometimes must deal with powerful issues...

More >