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Cynthia Calderón Speaks to College Students About Accounting Careers

January 01, 2020

Cynthia R. Calderón of CohnReznick, a member of the CTCPA Advisory Council and Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Initiative co-chair, spoke to students at Post University this winter about accounting careers, transitioning from student to the workforce, the importance of getting involved with the CTCPA, and her roles with the organization. “I encouraged them to join as student members and network with people in the profession,” Cynthia explained. “I emphasized the importance of believing in themselves and not giving up.”

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CTCPA Members Celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month

September 15, 2020

Each year from September 15 to October 15, National Hispanic Heritage Month honors the cultures and contributions of Hispanic and Latino Americans as we celebrate heritage rooted in all Latin American countries. In celebration of this beautiful culture, we talked with three of our members about their Hispanic heritage.

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Cynthia Calderon Speaks on National Panel About Barriers for Minority Accounting Students: Watch the Video

December 09, 2020

Cynthia Calderón, a tax senior at CohnReznick in Hartford, was one of three featured panelists in the CPA/SEA’s December 7 “Panel Discussion on Understanding Barriers for Minority Students in Accounting.” Cynthia, who serves as the co-chair of the CTCPA’s Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Initiative, shared her story with CPA society executives to open their eyes toward the struggles and challenges facing minority accounting students in their quest toward becoming a CPA.

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CLA Acquires Accounting Firm BlumShapiro

December 17, 2020

Top 100 accounting firm Blum, Shapiro & Company, P.C. has been acquired by CliftonLarsonAllen LLP. The staff of BlumShapiro's intend to join CLA on January 1, 2021.

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Ken Healy of Diversified Financial Solutions, P.C. Named One of '40 Under 40 in the Accounting Profession' by CPA Practice Advisor

December 21, 2020

The awards recognize 40 professionals who are under 40, and have emerged as future leaders in the profession, and 20 who are under 40 and leading the development of technology that serves the profession.

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HBJ’s 2021 economic forecast

December 28, 2020

Hartford Business Journal's 2021 Book of Lists includes an economic forecast section containing outlooks for the year ahead from various economists and industry experts. Here’s a look at what they had to say.

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RSM US featured in Accounting Today Practice Profile "Showing Up in a Crisis"

January 04, 2021

When the coronavirus pandemic started shutting down offices in mid-March, Chicago-based Top Five firm RSM US was quick to transition to remote working — while also planning other ways to more broadly support its people through the pandemic. The firm began rolling out employee benefits in a range of areas, explained Katie Lamkin, RSM’s chief human resources officer. “We summarize it as caring for colleagues in a changing world,” she said. “The benefits focus on several categories. We looked at it through the lens of the employee life cycle — things to do in the short term because of COVID, quick decisions; and long term — keeping people safe and giving them the best possible experience, helping them continue to focus on the future.”

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Andrea Harrington Promoted to Partner at FML

January 11, 2021

Fiondella, Milone & LaSaracina (FML), Glastonbury-based accounting and advisory firm, announces the promotion of Andrea Harrington, CPA, to Partner.

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Rocky Hill deli receives financial support from Barstool Fund

January 12, 2021

Another Connecticut restaurant is getting some much-needed help from a social media giant. The New York Pickle Deli, in Rocky Hill, is the next CT establishment to be selected to receive financial support from The Barstool Fund, created by Barstool Sports. The Barstool Fund has raised more than $22 million in an effort to help restaurants all across the country.

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MMNT Announces Two Promotions: Brett Gotler and Nick Zevetchin

January 18, 2021

Congratulations to these MMNT employees!

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