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September/October 2017
CironeFriedberg,
LLP, with offices in
Bethel, Bridgeport,
Stamford, and Wil-
ton, has promoted
David C. Moseman
to partner. He has
more than 20 years of
experience specializing in accounting,
tax, and consulting services for closely
held businesses and their owners. Da-
vid recently concluded his term serving
as treasurer and a member of the board
of directors' executive committee of
Newtown Youth & Family Services.
The RSM US LLP Stamford office re-
located to 200 Elm Street in July 2017.
Employees now occupy approximate-
ly 29,000 square feet on the building's
second floor.
Paul Caiafa has launched Caiafa &
Company at 375 Mather Street, Suite
6 in Hamden. Joining him in the firm
are four full- and part-time professional
and administrative staff. The firm spe-
cializes in tax preparation, accounting,
and tax planning services for business
owners, executives, and individuals.
In addition, the firm represents clients
on tax resolution matters and audits
with the IRS and state tax agencies.
Kristin L. Ingram,
CEO of Ingram
Digital Media and
Director of Gradu-
ate Programs in
Accounting at the
University of Hart-
ford, was named to the Hartford Busi-
ness Journal "40 Under Forty."
Michael Maksymiw
Jr., a senior man-
ager with Filomeno
& Company in West
Hartford and a mem-
ber of the CTCPA
Advisory Council,
wrote "Leadership Development Will
Allow You to Take Control of Your Pro-
fessional Future" for the AICPA's The
Practicing CPA eNews.
The MMNT Foundation of MMNT
Certified Public Accountants pre-
sented its first MMNT Foundation ac-
counting scholarships. Scholarships
were awarded at Bolton High School,
Glastonbury High School, and Man-
chester High School. Recipients were
graduating seniors pursuing an ac-
counting career at a four-year college
or university. The MMNT Foundation's
annual fundraising event, Beards and
Beers 5k, takes place on the second
Saturday in November.
Jessica L. Smith,
a senior associ-
ate with Reynolds
& Rowella, with of-
fices in Ridgefield
and New Canaan,
is one of only 38
CPAs selected nationally by the Ameri-
can Institute of CPAs (AICPA) to par-
ticipate in the ninth graduating class
of the AICPA's Leadership Academy.
The AICPA selected her based on her
"exceptional leadership skills and pro-
fessional experience" for the four-day
program, scheduled for October 2017
in Durham, North Carolina. Jessica is a
member of the CTCPA Fairfield County
New and Young Professionals Cabinet.
For the ninth consecutive year, Blum-
Shapiro provided leadership develop-
ment workshops and exercises during
its "Dare to Lead" summer program for
35 college students from Connecticut
entering their junior year. The program
focuses on networking, team-building,
and leadership skills and includes
various activities and interaction with
BlumShapiro staff. Following the pro-
gram, the top students are extended
an offer for an internship based on
employee feedback throughout the
two days.
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Leslie Zoll, a princi-
pal at BlumShapiro
in West Hartford, co-
founded the Family
Promise of Central
Connecticut in 2015.
This 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation is
Connecticut's first affiliate of the na-
tional organization that uses places of
worship to help families with children
remain intact and become self-suffi-
cient. In June of this year, they cut the
ribbon of the Family Promise Day Cen-
ter at 40 Cornelius Way in New Britain.
"It has been, and still is, a remarkable
community endeavor," said Leslie.
The Family Promise Day Center is a
place where participant families spend
the day looking for housing and em-
ployment. The Center also provides a
stable address for families to use when
sending out resumes and registering
children for school. At the end of the
day, families are picked up in a van and
transported to a host congregation for
the evening.
Family Promise of Central Connecti-
cut currently includes 11 host congre-
gations of all denominations, seven
supporting congregations, more than
100 volunteers, and an additional
350 people trained and ready to help
homeless families.
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