The resources available through CPAmerica have helped us to broaden our services to our clients and kept us on the cutting edge of tax and accounting issues on their behalf.
Gainesville, Fla. (PRWEB) December 10, 2015
CPAmerica International, an accounting association of independent certified public accounting firms, is proud to announce its 2016 board of directors. The new board will have its first meeting of the year at CPAmerica’s office on Jan. 14 to discuss 2016 initiatives and other long-term goals.
Joseph Ciccarello, leading partner of Gray, Gray & Gray, LLP, in Canton, Mass., is the new chair of the board. He succeeds 2015 chair, Chip Helme, leading partner of Thompson Greenspon in Fairfax, Va.
“I’m honored to be serving as chair of CPAmerica International’s Board of Directors in 2016,” said Joseph Ciccarello, chairman of the board. “Our firm and our clients have benefitted greatly from our association with CPAmerica over the past thirty-plus years. The resources available through CPAmerica have helped us to broaden our services to our clients and kept us on the cutting edge of tax and accounting issues on their behalf.”
“It is my privilege to be part of the leadership team that will help continue the organization’s important role of sharing ideas, methodologies, and best practices with our CPAmerica colleagues across the country,” continued Ciccarello.
J. Brad Steward, leading partner of Pulakos CPAs, PC, has been elected to the vice chair/chair-elect position.
“Last year proved to be a great year and I'm looking forward to what this board will bring to the membership in 2016,” said Alan Deichler, president of CPAmerica. “As a member-driven association, the board represents the membership within CPAmerica.”
Among the nine elected board members, returning board members include, Joseph Ciccarello of Gray, Gray & Gray, LLP; J. Brad Steward of Pulakos CPAs, PC; Chip Helme of Thompson Greenspon; Timothy Arter of Brickley DeLong, PC; John Lauer of HBL CPAs, P.C.; Robert McGowen of McGowen, Hurst, Clark & Smith, P.C.; and Jack Savage, Jr., of CF & Co., L.L.P.
The two newly-elected board members include Brian Malthouse of VonLehman & Company, Inc.; and Sharon Thompson of Hughes, Snell & Co., P.A.
CPAmerica’s support to its members is a unique blend of active members, headquarters staff and expert technical support.
About CPAmerica International:
CPAmerica International is an accounting association of independent, CPA firms that provides practice management support, continuing education, marketing, online services and other programs for the improvement of its member firms. As a member of Crowe Horwath International, the association has more than 670 offices worldwide, and combined firm revenues of the alliance of more than $3 billion. Learn more about CPAmerica on the CPAmerica blog, LinkedIn and Twitter.