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Carolyn S. Kurth,
director of forensic
and consulting with
& Company in
elected president of the board of
directors for Professional Women in
Construction, Connecticut Chapter
(PWC-CT). PWC is a nonprofit
organization committed to promoting
professional, entrepreneurial, and
managerial opportunities in the
Justine Hayes, practice manager
with Forensic Accounting Services
in Glastonbury, was awarded the
Connecticut Association of Certified
Fraud Examiners Chapter Scholarship,
which assists with the preparation
course and exam for the Certified
Fraud Examiner credential.
Greg Pepin of Reynolds & Rowella,
with offices in Ridgefield and New
Canaan, is participating in the Alabama
Society of CPAs' Leadership Academy.
The third class of Leadership
Academy participants includes 37
young professionals from Alabama,
Tennessee, Mississippi, Connecticut,
Missouri, Nebraska, Illinois, and
Kenneth J. Pia Jr., partner in charge of
business valuation services at Meyers,
Harrison & Pia in New Haven, recently
spoke at the New England Chapter of
the ESOP Association's Annual Fall
Conference in Brewster, MA on the
topic of "How Is My ESOP Stock Value
Determined?" Pia also instructed the
American Society of Appraisers' BV201
course, Introduction to Business
Valuation, Part 1, in Chicago, IL from
August 15 to 18, 2013.
Cheri L. Bilodeau-Barton was elected
first vice president/VP marketing on the
2013 Bank Compliance Association of
Connecticut board of directors.
Borgida & Company in Manchester
held its eighth annual fall food drive from
October 1 to October 31; items were
donated to the MACC Food Pantry.
In the Media
Michael Brooder, partner-in-charge of
Marcum's Hartford office, was featured
in the Hartford Business Journal
article "Despite Tough Job Market,
Accounting Grads Flourish."
Honors and Awards
Jeffrey M. Weiner, managing partner
of Marcum, was voted one of the
top five "Most Admired Peers" in the
accounting industry, according to
Inside Public Accounting.
Whittlesey & Hadley, P.C. in Hartford announced the
following appointments and promotions:
Brenden Healy to tax director;
Katy White to manager;
Jenna Bennetti, Ryan Jason, Ashley Smith, Bryan
Jambard, and Don Johnson to audit supervisor;
Kate Donovan to audit senior associate; and
Chris Doyle to tax senior associate.
Marcum named Brett McGrath partner-in-charge of the firm's Connecticut Tax
Department, overseeing tax services in the Hartford and New Haven offices. He is
a member of the firm's National Construction Industry group as well as its State and
Local Tax Practice group.