(RIVERWOODS, ILL., November 14, 2011) – CCH Director of Strategic Relationships David Bergstein has been selected as the 2011 recipient of the "On the Edge" Innovation Award. The annual award recognizes industry leaders for their vision and significant contributions to the accounting profession and is sponsored by Leading Edge Alliance (LEA), one of the largest international professional associations of independently-owned accounting and consulting firms. CCH, a Wolters Kluwer business is a leading global provider of tax, accounting and audit information, software and services (CCHGroup.com)
The Innovation Award, which was recently presented as part of LEA’s 2011 Global Conference in New Orleans, recognized Bergstein for his industry leadership and forward thinking, as well as his impact on the profession and commitment to strengthening ties between LEA and CCH.
Bergstein, a 25-plus-year veteran of the accounting field, is both a CPA and a CITP. He is currently the Chair of the FICPA’s Financial Literacy Committee and a member of the Technology Section. He is a well-known and frequent speaker and trainer in the field of utilizing new technology to improve the efficiency of operations in tax, accounting, practice management and general operations of the accounting process. He contributes regularly to the Wolters Kluwer blog, Intelligent Solutions, which explores content, technology and new ideas in the global information industry. Bergstein also volunteers and participates in the IRS VITA program each year by teaching the tax program.
“We’re thrilled that Dave has been recognized with this honor,” said CCH President & CEO Mike Sabbatis. “At CCH, we take great pride in being a partner to accounting professionals and Dave has been instrumental in these efforts. He is a dedicated leader who truly goes above and beyond to make a difference in the industry.”
About Leading Edge Alliance
Leading Edge Alliance (www.leadingedgealliance.com) is ranked as the 2nd largest international professional association of independently-owned accounting and consulting firms. The Leading Edge Alliance enables member firms to access the resources of a multibillion dollar global professional services organization, providing business development, professional training and education, and peer-to-peer networking opportunities nationally and globally, around the corner, and around the world.
About CCH, a Wolters Kluwer business
CCH, a Wolters Kluwer business (CCHGroup.com) is a leading global provider of tax, accounting and audit information, software and services. It has served tax, accounting and business professionals since 1913. Among its market-leading solutions are The ProSystem fx® Suite, CorpSystem®, CCH® IntelliConnect®, Accounting Research Manager® and the U.S. Master Tax Guide®. CCH is based in Riverwoods, Ill. Follow us now on Twitter @CCHMediaHelp. Wolters Kluwer (www.wolterskluwer.com) is a market-leading global information services company. Wolters Kluwer is headquartered in Alphen aan den Rijn, the Netherlands. Its shares are quoted on Euronext Amsterdam (WKL) and are included in the AEX and Euronext 100 indices.