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Around the Firm: April 2022

Written on April 28, 2022

Warren Averett Recognized as One of the Most Prestigious Accounting Firms by Vault

Warren Averett was recently named as a Most Prestigious Accounting Firm by Vault. The rankings were determined by a survey filled out by accounting professionals, and the firm was within the top 50 for 2023. Read more about Vault’s 2023 Most Prestigious Accounting Firms.

Warren Averett Celebrates a Successful Client Service Season

On Friday, April 15 and on Tax Day, Monday, April 18, team members in various offices celebrated another successful season of serving clients. Pictured above is the Pensacola office celebrating with snow cones and the Destin and Fort Walton Beach offices gathering together in front of nature’s beautiful backdrop. Other office celebrations included breakfast in the Birmingham office and more.

Warren Averett’s 50th Anniversary Service Projects Continue

While the firm’s team members have been hard at work in the office, they’ve also been hard at work in their communities. Warren Averett’s various offices have completed seven acts of service since the firm announced it would complete 50 acts of service in 2022 in its 50th anniversary year. Most recently, our Birmingham office helped pack 20,000 meals in Rise Against Hunger’s Magic City Million Meal Challenge, and team members in Montgomery collected dog food for the Montgomery Humane Society. Read more about the firm’s 50 Acts of Service Challenge.

Amy Jackson Selected as One of Birmingham Business Journal’s Who’s Who in Nonprofits

Our own Amy Jackson, a Client Administrator for Warren Averett Workplace, has been selected for the Birmingham Business Journal’s (BBJ) Who’s Who in Nonprofits 2022 list through her work with the Junior League of Birmingham. The BBJ’s Who’s Who in Nonprofits list honors the nonprofits and their leaders who have left a mark on the city. Read more about Amy Jackson and this accomplishment.

Cristy Andrews Appointed as a Commissioner for the Alabama Securities Commission

Cristy Andrews, CPA, CGMA, of the firm’s Montgomery office, has been appointed as a commissioner for the Alabama Securities Commission. The Alabama Securities Commission regulates the securities industry in Alabama and is committed to protecting investors against securities fraud. Learn more about Cristy Andrews.

Cyndi Warren Recognized in the Top 25 of Pensacola’s Inweekly Magazine 2022 Power List

Our own Cyndi Warren, CPA, the Managing Member of our Pensacola and Foley offices, was named in the top 25 of Pensacola’s Inweekly 2022 Power List. This is the fourth year she has been on this list and in the top 25. Warren is an avid supporter and advocate for the Pensacola and Foley communities. Learn more about Cyndi Warren.

Heather Locklar Featured in MoneyGeek’s Navigating Life Insurance for Estate Planning Guide

Heather Locklar, J.D., an Estate Planner and Member in the firm’s Tax Division in our Birmingham office, was recently featured in MoneyGeek’s Navigating Life Insurance for Estate Planning guide. The MoneyGeek guide discusses the benefits of life insurance when it comes to estate planning. Read more about Heather Locklar and her feature in MoneyGeek.

Warren Averett’s The Wrap Continues

The latest episode of Warren Averett’s podcast, A Crash Course in Fraud Protection for Businesses, discusses fraud protection for businesses and how business owners can be aware of some of the most common types of fraud in businesses, understand the causes of fraud, learn how to effectively monitor the organization’s fraud risk and implement immediate tactics that can help with fraud protection. Want to listen to more episodes of The Wrap? Check out the previous seasons and bookmark the page for future episodes here.

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