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Around the Firm: February 2020

Written on February 28, 2020

The Wrap Podcast Wraps Up Season Two

In February, The Wrap podcast launched the final episode of season two. If you’re already missing the addition of a new episode each Wednesday, don’t worry. Plans for season three are already in the works!

In the meantime, you can always access seasons one and two at your convenience here.

Birmingham Team Participates in Service Event

A group of team members in Warren Averett’s Birmingham office took time in February to support the Rise Against Hunger, an international hunger relief organization that distributes food and life-changing aid to the world’s most vulnerable. Our team helped with packing meals to support this great organization!

Advisors Make Headlines

Many of our Firm’s advisors have been recognized recently!

  • Heather Locklar, JD (Birmingham) was appointed to the Community Foundation of Greater Birmingham’s Professional Partners in Philanthropy Leadership Forum. Learn more here.
  • Dianne Wilson, SPHR and Brett Wilkinson, CPA (Montgomery) were featured in the Montgomery Business Journal’s Content Expert feature, in which they discuss how businesses can tackle the nuances of human resources. Learn more here.
  • Steven Barranco, CPA (Montgomery) was elected as Chair of the Board of the Alabama State Board of Public Accountancy. Learn more here.

Birmingham Advisors Speak at Dental Conference

In early February, Birmingham advisors Maddox Casey, CPA, Sae Evans, CPA, and Drew Gearhart, CFP, spoke at the University of Alabama School of Dentistry Alumni Weekend for the second year in a row about narrowing the learning curve from graduation to becoming a successful dental practice leader. These advisors discussed how to grow in a dental career, interpret business data and make a dental practice as efficient and profitable as possible.

The Wrap Newsletter Turns One

February marked one year since the inception of Warren Averett’s monthly email, The Wrap! To celebrate, we hosted a giveaway among our subscribers who entered to win an office party, complete with birthday cake, party supplies and decorations—compliments of Warren Averett! Thank to all of our subscribers who receive The Wrap and read our advisors’ insights each month, and a special thanks to all who entered the giveaway!

If you aren’t already subscribed to The Wrap, you can sign up to receive it here. You’ll get a monthly email that’s packed full of insight for businesses (and a little fun too).

Mobile and Tampa Offices Host Mardi Gras Parties

The Warren Averett Mobile office kicked off Mardi Gras in February by hosting guests on the office balcony to watch the parade and enjoy the festivities! We love that our team members are able to enjoy community events from the convenience of their own office space.

Our Tampa team also took some time out of their day to connect with each other and enjoy some king cake at the office to celebrate Mardi Gras! Matthew Spear was the lucky one who found the baby and won a gift card! Laissez les bons temps rouler!

Foley Office Celebrates Work Anniversary for Team Member

Our accountants and advisors in Foley took time in February to celebrate Sissie Ezell’s 16th anniversary with Warren Averett! Our Foley office celebrated with cake for the team and flowers for Sissie. Thanks for your great work and loyalty to the Firm, Sissie!

Montgomery Team Goes Bowling

In February, the Tax Department accountants in Montgomery hosted a bowling night, where team members convened to build solid relationships and have some fun! Top honors go to Michael Andrews and Anna Wilson for their bowling skills. Now, bring on tax season!

Team Members Celebrate Valentine’s Day

Team members in many of our offices hosted different celebrations for Valentine’s Day. Team members in our Birmingham office brought in heart-shaped donuts, our Foley office provided goodie bags full of chocolate and candy for all team members, and our accountants and advisors in Pensacola team came to work festively dressed! In the spirit of Valentines Day, here are just a few of the things we love:

  • Our clients
  • Service projects in our communities
  • Solid relationships with our colleagues
  • The baskets of snacks throughout the office during tax season

Stay Connected with What’s Happening Around the Firm

Connect with Warren Averett on social media to stay in touch with what’s going on around the Firm when it’s happening. We post tax alerts, business insight, and the ways our team is keeping things fun (like when our Healthcare Department made their office windows into a photobooth this month).

 

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