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  • 05 Jul 2017 12:13 PM | FAR Admin (Administrator)

    Gelman, Rosenberg & Freedman CPAs has been awarded a 2017 Top Workplaces honor by The Washington Post. This is the second year in a row GRF has been selected for this honor. Last year, we were ranked #59, and this year we jumped to #39!

    The Top Workplaces lists are based solely on the results of an employee feedback survey. Several aspects of workplace culture were measured, including Alignment, Execution, and Connection, just to name a few. 150 companies have been selected for the Top Workplaces award. We are honored to have been selected for the award, particularly as the judges were our employees!

  • 30 Jun 2017 1:05 PM | FAR Admin (Administrator)

    15th Annual .org Community Food Drive Raises $25,162 for D.C.-based Capital Area Food Bank

    SILVER SPRING, MARYLAND — With support from 20 organizations and 250 individuals, the 15th annual .org Community Food Drive raised $25,162 for the Capital Area Food Bank. The food drive is sponsored by Silver Spring-based technology consulting firm DelCor Technology Solutions. The company enlists others—associations, vendors, and individuals throughout the community—to join and support the drive. In 15 years, more than 100 organizations and thousands of individuals have participated.

    The Capital Area Food Bank serves more than half a million people throughout Metropolitan Washington, including the District of Columbia; Prince George’s and Montgomery counties in Maryland; as well as Alexandria city and Prince William, Arlington, and Fairfax counties in Virginia. Sixteen percent of the region’s population—700,000 people—are at risk of hunger. (Read more)

  • 30 Jun 2017 11:59 AM | FAR Admin (Administrator)

    DelCor Technology Solutions Hires Long-time Executive Jim Gibson to Lead New Chicago Operations

    SILVER SPRING, MD — Fueled by 22 percent growth in the last two years, Dave Coriale, President of DelCor Technology Solutions, Inc., today announced the company’s expansion into the Chicago region.  

    “With this development, we are excited to be closer to our clients, colleagues, and friends in the Midwest,” he said.

    DelCor is headquartered just outside Washington, D.C., home to the nation’s largest concentration of associations and nonprofits. The company’s move into Chicago answers the growing demand for its strategic IT services and embeds the company among the nation’s second-largest concentration of associations. (Read more)

  • 21 Jun 2017 9:50 AM | FAR Admin (Administrator)

    DiMeo Schneider & Associates, L.L.C. (DiMeo Schneider), a nationwide investment consulting firm has agreed to purchase ORION Investment Advisors, a leading Registered Investment Advisor (RIA) located in McLean, Virginia. The acquisition is scheduled to become effective during the second quarter and all 11 ORION professionals will join the 70 associates at DiMeo Schneider. 

    To read more, click here.

    (Pictured left: Rob Olcott, Managing Director (top) and Bill Fisher, Director)

  • 21 Jun 2017 9:04 AM | FAR Admin (Administrator)

    Bethesda, MD, May 12, 2017 – Elite Personnel announced today that it has been selected as one of Forbes Best Professional Recruiting Firms, which lists the top 250 professional recruiting companies in the United States. Elite Personnel is listed at Number 166.

    Forbes favorable review came from its investigation of 4,000 recruiting companies, culled from over 27,000 recruiting companies nationwide. Forbes’ analytics firm surveyed thousands of recruiters, employees who have worked with recruiters in the past three years, and HR managers in coming up with their best 250.

    “It is indeed gratifying to know that in a very competitive professional staffing market, Elite Personnel has garnered the recognition that places us at number 166 in the nation,” said Elise M. Ambrose, President of Elite Personnel. “We put a tremendous amount of effort into becoming a preferred provider of staffing solutions in the DC Metro area, and it is great to have our efforts recognized in such a positive way.”

    About Elite Personnel

    Elite Personnel is an established and respected woman-owned staffing service assisting businesses, both profit and non-profit, throughout the DC Metro Area with both professional and administrative staffing needs. The company has been providing temporary, temp-to-hire, direct hire and contract staffing solutions since 1987.

    For further Information, please contact:

    Elite Personnel
    Jeffrey Rosolio

  • 22 May 2017 1:58 PM | FAR Admin (Administrator)

    We’re conducting our 4th Annual CohnReznick Not-for-Profit Governance & Financial Management Survey now, which focuses specifically on the governance and financial issues that affect most not-for-profit organizations. Please feel free to share the following link with your membership: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/CRNFPSurvey17v8

    We’re reaching out to organizations who focus on not-for-profits and educational institutions to ask for your assistance in getting the word out to the industry. Many associations are sending it out to their membership as a separate email blast, some are sending it as part of their newsletter, and others are posting it to their social media profiles or on their blogs. Any assistance is appreciated.

    We will also be sure to send you the final report when it is released, so that you can share the information with your membership. Please click the following link to see the results from last year’s survey: https://www.cohnreznick.com/insight/reports-and-whitepapers/2016-not-for-profit-governance-survey-report

    As I mentioned earlier, please use the following link to share information about the survey with your membership: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/CRNFPSurvey17v8. I would also appreciate it if you could send me a note as to what you would like to do so that we can track it, and also feel free to reach out with any questions. I’d also be happy to jump on a call to discuss this if you, or anyone else, has any questions.

    Please also feel free to take the survey yourself as we would also like your input.

    Any and all assistance is greatly appreciated.

    Thank you.

    *For more information about CohnReznick's privacy policy, go to www.cohnreznick.com/privacy-policy.

    About CohnReznick

    CohnReznick LLP is one of the top accounting, tax, and advisory firms in the United States, combining the deep resources of a national firm with the hands-on, agile approach that today's dynamic business environment demands. With diverse industry expertise, the Firm provides companies with the insight and experience to help them break through and seize growth opportunities. The Firm, with origins dating back to 1919, is headquartered in New York, NY with 2,700 employees in offices nationwide. CohnReznick is a member of Nexia International, a global network of independent accountancy, tax, and business advisors. For more information, visit www.cohnreznick.com.

  • 22 May 2017 1:53 PM | FAR Admin (Administrator)

    Rockville, MD- Jamie Mooney has joined Early, Cassidy & Schilling, LLC (EC&S) as a Producer in Baltimore. Jamie has worked the previous 14 years for Willis Towers Watson.

    Jason Richardson, CEO of EC&S states, “Jamie is a strategic fit to the EC&S team. She helps us expand our growing footprint into the Baltimore area. Jamie is a seasoned insurance professional and will find great success on our platform.” 


    About Early, Cassidy & Schilling, LLC

    EC&S is a regional insurance agency based in Rockville, Maryland, and has been serving the Mid-Atlantic Region for 90 years. EC&S offers services in property & casualty insurance, employee benefits, surety, executive benefits, personal lines insurance, and captive consulting. The company was originally incorporated in 1927 subscribing to the core value of services and dedication to our clientele which remains a key tenet of our culture. For more information please visit our website at www.ecsinsure.com.

  • 08 May 2017 10:36 AM | FAR Admin (Administrator)

    Beth Berk, a longtime FAR member, is a featured in a video on resume writing mistakes. To view video and learn helpful hints on what to do and what not to do, click here. (©2017 AIPCA. All rights reserved. Used by permission.)

  • 16 Mar 2017 2:07 PM | FAR Admin (Administrator)

    In addition to being named on the Accounting Today's Top Firms list, Gelman, Rosenberg & Freedman were also included as a 2017 “Firm to Watch.”  Click here to read more.

  • 06 Mar 2017 10:41 AM | FAR Admin (Administrator)

    Former FAR board member Loretta M. DeLuca, FASAE, accepted the 2017 Association TRENDS Partner of the Year Award on February 23 at the Salute to Association Excellence luncheon and award ceremony. Read why Loretta, founder and CEO of DelCor Technology Solutions, was selected here, watch her full acceptance speech here, and learn about other honorees—including Association Executive of the Year Dawn Sweeney, CEO of the National Restaurant Association—here.

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