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The 2012 Business Champions Awards Breakfast,
produced in partnership by the MetroHartford Alliance and
the Hartford Business Journal, honored seven privately held
companies whose business strategies have resulted in rev-
enue growth, innovation, workforce development, and sus-
tainability. Filomeno & Company, a business advisory firm,
was recognized in the workforce category.
"We have an outstanding team at Filomeno & Company,"
said firm Managing Partner
Tom Filomeno. "We strive to
create a great culture and passionately serve our clients, so
receiving this award is especially meaningful to us."
The firm uses open-book management that is tied to a bo-
nus plan and profit sharing. The collaborative culture engag-
es employees at every level and values their input and ideas.
The Business Champions Awards Breakfast opened with
remarks from Governor Dannel Malloy, who congratulated
Filomeno & Company and fellow winners and joined in cel-
ebrating the private sector's role in Connecticut's economy.
"We are thrilled to honor this year's winners and to celebrate
the success of our local business community," said
Lebert, publisher of the Hartford Business Journal. "These
companies are an important part of the Greater Hartford
region and we are truly lucky to have them here."
"All of these companies have made significant contributions
to the region's economy," said
Oz Griebel, president and
CEO of the MetroHartford Alliance. "I wish them continued
growth and success in the coming years."
(from left) MetroHartford Alliance
President and CEO Oz Griebel recognizes
Filomeno & Company Managing Partner
Tom Filomeno, Principal Joe Filomeno,
and Partner George Thomson at the 2012
Business Champions Awards Breakfast.
Filomeno & Company Honored as Business Champion
CTCPA Staffer Chairs National Professional Development Confer
CTCPA Academic and Career Coordinator
Alicia Strong (center, in blue) recently chaired the annual state CPA society
Academic FOOD (For Our Own Development) Group conference. Staff from state CPA societies around the country met up
in Boston for three days of networking, idea exchanges, and industry updates related to working with high school students,
college accounting majors, and new and young professionals in the accounting industry.