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Around the Firm: August 2020

Written by Warren Averett on August 31, 2020

Accounting Trends Event Goes Virtual

In August, Warren Averett hosted its annual Accounting Trends event, but this year, sessions were conducted virtually! Hundreds of attendees logged on to learn about cybersecurity, risk management, emerging technologies in accounting and much more! Thanks to all of our Warren Averett presenters and to all of our attendees who made this virtual event a success!

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Warren Averett Recognized as a Top Construction Firm

Warren Averett made the list for The Top 50 Construction Accounting Firms™ according to Construction Executive! Learn more about the Firm’s practice serving the construction industry and this recognition here.

Firm Hosts Fundraiser for United Way in Local Communities

In August, Warren Averett hosted its annual giving campaign to support United Way! This year, the fundraiser was completely virtual and was a Firm-wide concerted effort to support our respective communities’ United Way divisions. Thanks to all of our team members in all of Warren Averett’s office locations who came together to support this great organization and our communities across the Southeast!

New Podcast Episodes are Being Released

Warren Averett’s podcast, The Wrap, continues to release new episodes in which our hosts interview business leaders to share their stories of adaptation and creativity throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. Listen to the newest episodes here.

Team Members Receive Recognition

Several of our team members were recognized for their accomplishments in the month of August! Here are just a few of the great things our team members have done:

  • Kevin Bowyer, the Firm’s Destin Office Managing Member, Paul Perry, the practice leader of the Security, Risk and Controls Group located in Birmingham and Scott Pruitt, Birmingham’s IT Security Manager, recently earned the Certified Data Privacy Solutions Engineer (CDPSE) certification. Learn more here.
  • Kevin Wang, CPA, CITP, CGFM, Warren Averett’s Director of Innovation located in the Firm’s Birmingham office, is one of AICPA’s 2020 Information Management and Technology Assurance’s (IMTA) Standing Ovation award winners. Learn more about Kevin and this recognition here.
  • Madison Crosby, an intern in the Audit Division of our Pensacola office, received the Certified Fraud Examiner designation. The CFE credential denotes expertise in fraud prevention, detection and deterrence.
  • During the month of August, Warren Averett also recognized 10 team members (Ben Sams, Lena Chambers, Skylar Parden, Meghan VanAmburgh, Grace Capps, Chloe Barger, Callie Garner, Alyssa Tidwell, Alexsis Evans and Sloane Pickett) for passing the CPA exam and reaching this milestone in their careers!

Congratulations to each of these team members for your hard work, your contributions to the Firm and your dedication to serving our clients well!

Welcome to Warren Averett’s Transaction Advisory Team, New Hires!

Warren Averett’s Transaction Advisory team is pleased to welcome Rick Raleigh and Chloe Barger to the Firm! Learn more here.

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