Fairfax, VA Accounting Firm Burdette Smith & Bish LLC Promotes Four Women to Partner.

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Burdette Smith & Bish LLC is thrilled to announce the promotion of four new partners. Rebecca Bartholomae, Sarah DeVoe, Deborah Harris, and Carolyn Lohr. All four women are longtime BSB employees with nearly 100 years of accounting service combined.

Left to Right: Becky Bartholomae, Sarah DeVoe, Carolyn Lohr & Debbie Harris

We are so excited to be promoting these women as they are more than deserving and will bring a great new perspective to the position

The addition of these four women to our partner ranks will help to better mirror the demographics of our staff as well as our clients. At Burdette Smith & Bish, we are committed to development of our staff as reflected in our numerous “Best Places to Work” awards throughout the years, including in 2016 recognition from the Washington Business Journal and Accounting Today.

Rebecca Bartholomae, CPA, has over 30 years of experience in public accounting and joined the firm in 1987. She has expertise in taxation and focuses on small business, not-for-profit entities and partnerships. Becky also plays a major role in the software and technology direction of Burdette, Smith & Bish, LLC. She volunteers with the Virginia Society of Certified Public Accountants and Skopelos Foundation for the Arts. Previously she served on the Board of Directors of the Virginia Society of Certified Public Accountants.

Sarah DeVoe, CPA, CFE has over 12 years of experience in public accounting and joined the firm in 2012. She has expertise in both audit and taxation and focuses on small business and not-for-profit entities. She volunteers with the Arlington Chamber of Commerce, Doorways for Women and Families, and the Virginia Society of Certified Public Accountants.

Deborah Harris, CPA brings more than 20 years of accounting experience to our clients, focusing her work on accounting support services and taxation of businesses and individuals.

Carolyn Lohr, CPA has over 30 years of experience in public accounting and joined the firm in 1988. Carolyn’s practice focused on small business taxation (corporate and partnership), trusts and estates, and individual taxation. She has been a frequent volunteer with various organizations, and enjoys kayaking and hiking.

Beth Moffett, CPA and current partner for the firm said, “We are so excited to be promoting these women as they are more than deserving and will bring a great new perspective to the position.”

These promotions provide continued opportunities for our staff to progress in their careers. BSB has shown a steady organic growth in our client base over the last few years at an average of 5-6% per year, and creating room for growth ensures that our clients will have the personal attention of a partner at every level of engagement with our firm. Promoting Becky, Sarah, Debbie and Carolyn ensures that each client receives the individual attention and excellence they have come to expect from Burdette Smith & Bish LLC as we continue to grow.

About Burdette, Smith & Bish LLC
Burdette Smith & Bish LLC (BSB) is a premier certified public accounting firm serving the Washington DC Metro Area. For over 35 years we have been providing accounting, financial reporting, auditing and tax services to our clients. Our proactive approach, partner accessibility, and professionalism set us apart. We are NOT your average CPA firm. With our team of over 40 professionals, we have the talent and ability to address all accounting and tax issues, and provide the personal attention our clients need. For more information, visit http://www.bsbllc.com

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