Warren Averett, LLC, Certified Public Accountants and Advisors, has been named LEA Global’s 2013 Innovative Firm of the Year. This award was announced at the annual conference of LEA Global in San Francisco. “One LEA firm stood out as the most innovative firm of the year, not just for this organization, but perhaps for the entire profession,” stated Karen Kehl-Rose, President of LEA Global. “In two years, this firm has transitioned from a large regional firm to a Southeastern powerhouse. Their expansion has been strategic and deliberate, allowing them to recognize lucrative opportunity while also ensuring smooth transitions and uninterrupted operations.” About LEA Global Founded in 1999, LEA Global is the second largest international association in the world, creating a high-quality alliance of more than 190 firms focused on accounting, financial and business advisory services. LEA Global firms operate from more than 450 offices in over 100 countries, giving clients of LEA Global firms access to the knowledge, skills and experience of more than 2,175 partners and 25,459 staff members. LEA Global firms’ combined annual revenue totals more than $2.7 billion. In the United States, many of LEA Global firms stand out as leaders in their markets—17 member firms rank in the Top 100 U.S. firms. LEA Global firms’ unique alliance enables them to maintain their independence, while working together to provide the ultimate in client service and providing valuable access to understand the cultural and commercial norms across the globe. To learn more about LEA Global, visit www.leadingedgealliance.com.