IPA Supports ACWIS; IPA President Reelected as ACWIS Board Member

Buffalo Grove, IL, June 18, 2009 --(PR.com)-- IPA has recently made a significant contribution to the American Committee for the Weizmann Institute of Science (ACWIS).

In addition, IPA President, Gregg Steinberg, has been reelected to serve a five-year term on the Executive Committee and as an officer of the Board for the ACWIS.

The ACWIS was founded in 1944 to develop philanthropic support for the Weizmann Institute of Science in Israel, on of the world’s premier scientific research institutions. For more than 60 years, the Weizmann Institute has been a center of advanced, interdisciplinary, scientific research and graduate study, addressing crucial issues in medicine and health, energy, sustainable agriculture, the environment and technology.

Research projects at the Institute have yielded treatments for cancer, diabetes, multiple sclerosis and AIDS as well as ground-breaking research into global warming, alternative energy and world hunger. The Institute gathers together 2,500 scientists, technicians and research students devoted to adventuring into the unknown and whose vision is to understand nature and our place within it.

Through their generous philanthropy, ACWIS supporters like IPA Charities become partners with Weizmann Institute scientists in the search for answers to the most difficult challenges facing the world today.

Steinberg joined IPA-IBA in 1992 and became the company’s Chief Financial Officer in 1995. He has been President since 1997. IPA and its family of companies is the largest consulting and professional services firm in the world providing services specifically to the small and medium size business marketplace. Civically, Steinberg has been a board member of the Jewish Community Centers of Chicago and a past board member and Chairman for various committees of the Jewish Council for Youth Services (formerly Young Men’s). Currently, he is a member of Aspen Institute’s Middle East Strategy Group, Vice-Chair of the Midwest Board of Operation Hope, Midwest Chair of the American Committee for the Weizmann Institute of Science (ACWIS) and a member of ACWIS’ national board and its national executive committee, a member of the Board of Governors of the Weizmann Institute of Science, a member of Touchstones Discussions Board, and is involved in a leadership role with the Illinois Commission on Diversity and Human Relations.

IPA Charities is a 501(c)3 charitable foundation dedicated to the quest of improving communities and people’s lives around the world. IPA, the largest privately held management consulting and professional services firm for small- and medium-size businesses in North America, is a leading authority on small business. With annual revenues in excess of $200 million since 2005, IPA is the 6th largest management consulting company in Chicago and the 61st largest consulting company in the world. IPA offers a wide range of proven and innovative methodologies to help businesses grow and prosper. IPA and its alliance partners provide comprehensive business advisory services and tax strategies to companies in the United States, Canada and other locations worldwide. Additional information is immediately available by visiting http://www.ipa-c.com or by calling (800) 531-7100.

Jenifer Parsegian