We proudly announce that RBF was recently ranked #33 on the list of the area's
Top 50 Accounting Firms, compiled annually by the
Boston Business Journal. Collectively, the firms on this year's list employ a combined 12,744 workers in the Bay State, which includes 4,164 CPAs.
Russell Bedford International, the global network of independent accounting and business
advisory firms (of which RBF is the Boston-area member), has appointed
as its new CEO. Hamlet joins RBI after having spent ten years developing global accounting organizations.
In late May, several RBF leaders will attend the
RBI 2017 International Tax & European Conference in Athens, Greece. After opening remarks by RBF managing partner and RBI chairman
Bill Rucci, the conference will focus on late-breaking topics such as the latest changes in tax and auditing regulations in Europe; cross-border taxation in the post-BEPS world; and U.S. tax changes impacting global taxpayers (including the "Trump effect") presented by RBF tax principal
In RBF staff news,
Yun Ding and
David Leroux have both been promoted to the position of Senior Accountant. Congratulations, gentlemen!
In the publishing arena, RBF partner
article, "New Accounting Rules for Contract-based Companies Looming: Will You Be Ready?" appeared in the Spring 2017 issue of
The Professional Contractor
, the member magazine of the Associated Subcontractors of MA. An electronic version of the article can be found
on page 8.
In RBF client news, longtime clients
David Jenks and
Dominic Benvenuti were recently selected as 2017 recipients of the Golden Franny Award, bestowed annually by the
International Franchise Association. The IFA established the Franny Awards more than 20 years ago to honor franchisee excellence. The two entrepreneurs own and operate 34 Domino's Pizza franchises.
Speaking of client accolades, RBF client
RetroFit Technologies was recognized as one of North America's top managed services providers by the respected IT trade publication
CRN. The list is compiled annually by
CRN to recognize IT solution providers who exhibit the most innovative approaches to delivering managed IT services to their clients.
And RBF client
Randolph Hardware was chosen by the trade publication
Hardware and Building Supply Dealer as one of 50 Stihl National Hardware All Stars of 2017, one from each state. Owners
Rob Gardiner and his sister
Susan Geyer were lauded for their all-star perseverance in opening their Randolph, Maine location in June, 2015 - the family's second store.