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Register Today for “Streamlining Accounting Research,” a CCH Customer’s Voice event

Join Darren Root on Thursday, March 28 at 2 p.m. ET as he chats with a CCH customer about how her firm streamlined their accounting research process.


Join Darren Root on Thursday, March 28 as he chats with a CCH customer about how her firm streamlined their accounting research process. Tammy Straus, Quality Control Senior Manager at Grassi & Co. will share how Accounting Research Manager helped her firm become more efficient, as well as her firm’s research insights and best practices.

The webinar will take place on Thursday, March 28 at 2 p.m. ET. Attendees will receive one hour of free CPE credit for participating in the live webcast.

About the Presenters:
M. Darren Root, CPA.CITP 
Darren is the Executive Editor of CPA Practice Advisor, and remains in public practice as the principal of Root & Associates, LLC, in Bloomington, Indiana, and president of his consulting practice, RootWorks. He formerly served on the Board of the AICPA’s CITP Credentials Committee and is a former member of the Board of Directors for the Indiana CPA Society. He speaks at dozens of professional organizations each year and frequently serves as a guest lecturer at Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business.

Tammy Straus, CPA
Tammy is a senior manager at Grassi & Co. with almost 20 years in in public accounting in auditing, due diligence, technical accounting consulting and securities litigation. In her current role in Quality Control, Tammy performs accounting research to assist audit teams with complex issues such as derivatives, leasing, convertible financing and business combinations. She manages risk to the firm and clients by identifying potential accounting issues in clients’ financial statements and proposed transactions.

Prior to joining Grassi, Tammy spent 10 years at a Big Four firm in auditing and due diligence and managed SEC engagements in financial services, manufacturing and energy. A highlight of her tenure is a three-month engagement in Korea, where she helped translate the financial statements of a major bank from Korean GAAP to U.S. GAAP.

Tammy has a Master in Accounting degree from The University of Texas at Austin and a Bachelor of Science from Cornell University. Tammy holds CPA licenses in New York and Texas and is a Certified Fraud Examiner.