Top Young Accounting & Technology Professionals Recognized
OKLAHOMA CITY – Aug. 26, 2011 – CPA Practice Advisor has announced the recipients of its annual 40 Under 40 Awards, a program designed to identify and honor young leaders who are helping to positively shape the accounting and tax profession. CPA Practice Advisor is the only publication and online resource dedicated to providing tax and accounting professionals with the technology and workflow information and guidance they need to be more profitable and productive in their practice.
Through its digital and print editions, website, blog, webcasts and podcasts, CPA Practice Advisor provides independent technology reviews, implementation strategies, and advice for small and mid-sized professional tax and accounting practices. The complete list of this year’s 40 Under 40 honorees is available below.
“These 40 professionals are among the most dedicated to developing and applying innovative and creative approaches to solving practice needs,” said Executive Editor M. Darren Root, CPA.CITP. “As such, they are the leaders of the evolution of the professional practice, and it is our privilege to honor them as the 2011 40 Under 40.”
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2011 CPA Practice Advisor “40 Under 40” Honorees:
Noel Abdur-Rahim, CPA – PriceWaterhouseCoopers
Robert Baumann – CCH, a Wolters Kluwer business
Kasey Bayne – FreshBooks
Jim Boomer, CPA.CITP – Boomer Consulting, Inc.
Gregg M. Cole, CPA.CITP – Borusiewich and Cole, PC
Jennifer Dills, CPA – Drake Enterprises, Ltd.
Thomas Fantin, CPA.CITP – SS&G
Chris Farmand, CPA.CITP – Chris Farmand + Company
Scott Fleszar – Thomson Reuters
Brian Fox, CPA.CITP – Confirmation.com
Julio E. Garcia, CPA – Alonso & Garcia, PLLC
Melanie Geist, CPA – Porter & Geist, LP
Kerri Gibson, CPA – CCH Small Firm Services
Kara Haas, CPA.CITP, CFE – Kara R. Haas, CPA, PA
Joe Harpaz – Thomson Reuters
Kimberly Hogan – Fujitsu
W. Michael Hsu, CPA.CITP – DeepSky
Catherine Iconis, CPA – Iconis Group, LLC
Christian James – Xcentric, LLC
Samir Khosla – Intuit, Inc.
Adam Kupperman – Thomson Reuters
Jason Lawhorn, CPA.CITP – Lawhorn & Associates, CPAs