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Jeffrey W. Bliss was
promoted to manager
at Burzenski & Com-
pany, PC in East Hav-
en. He has been with
the firm for 12 years.
The Bethel-based firm of Equale &
Cirone, LLP and the Bridgeport-based
firm of Friedberg, Smith & Co., PC
have combined their practices to form
CironeFriedberg, LLP. Anthony W.
Cirone Jr., former managing partner of
Equale & Cirone, and David M. Zieff,
former managing principal of Fried-
berg, Smith & Co., will serve as co-
managing partners of the combined
firm. CironeFriedberg has more than
40 staff and eight partners.
David J. Grindle
joined Simione Mac-
ca & Larrow as a prin-
cipal. He specializes
in accounting, audit-
ing, advisory, and tax
services for business-
es and individuals, providing services to
manufacturers, distributors, real estate
professionals, and service providers.
Alpha Financial Group, LLC in Rocky
Hill has acquired Delucia & Company,
LLC.
Bailey Murphy + Scarano in Branford
is now BAILEY SCARANO. The Bailey
family has been providing accounting
services for three generations. The firm
is under the leadership of David Bailey
along with partners Andrew J. Errato,
Dominic Scarano, Michael Bailey,
and Christine Gromala.
UHY Advisors and UHY LLP acquired
Pratesi, Salemi & Company LLC and
the valuation firm Brentmore Valua-
tion Advisors, located in West Hart-
ford. The acquisitions mark a return to
Connecticut for UHY, which last main-
tained a practice in Hartford in 2010.
All 10 associates of Pratesi, Salemi &
Company LLC and Brentmore Valu-
ation Advisors are expected to con-
tinue in their roles. The firm's office
will remain at 18 North Main Street in
West Hartford.
Charlie Smith announced the forma-
tion of The Innovative CPA Group.
The firm, which will be located at 35
Nutmeg Drive, Suite M275 in Trumbull
and at www.innovativecpagroup.com,
will perform tax and accounting servic-
es with a specialization in real estate.
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