Scott Duda of Cherry, Bekaert & Holland, L.L.P. Selected for Wake Education Partnership Board of Directors

Raleigh, NC, June 10, 2010 --( Cherry, Bekaert & Holland, L.L.P. (CB&H) ( has announced that Scott Duda, audit partner at the firm, has been named to the Wake Education Partnership board of directors. Wake Education Partnership ( brings together resources and builds relationships within the community to promote excellence in Wake County public schools. As a member of the board of directors, Duda will be responsible for developing the policies that guide daily operations of the organization.

“I am pleased to be selected for the Wake Education Partnership board of directors,” said Duda. “Wake Ed Partnership takes ideas from community business and civic leaders and provides an unbiased source of information to the community. Our mission is to help the Wake County Public School System retain teachers, develop leadership, and make sure teachers and school leaders have the tools they need to teach our children. I am honored to be involved with an organization which ensures that our children will receive the best education possible through a collaborative process.”

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- Duda is a certified public accountant with more than 15 years of accounting experience. He graduated from The Ohio State University with a bachelor of science in accounting, and he has served as the lead auditor on some of CB&H’s largest commercial and governmental clients.
- He serves on the Wake Education Partnership’s Programs Committee and is working on the organization’s World Class School Initiative, which outlines how Wake County must educate children in order to make them globally competitive as adults.
- Duda is on the board of directors for the Research Triangle chapter of The National Funding Association (, a networking organization for financial professionals whose members provide funding and services.
- He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and the North Carolina Association of Certified Public Accountants (NCACPA).

About Cherry, Bekaert & Holland, L.L.P.:
For more than 60 years, Cherry, Bekaert & Holland, L.L.P. (CB&H) has provided high-quality financial and management services to a diverse and successful client base. As an innovative and highly professional certified public accounting (CPA) and consulting firm, CB&H serves as a valued advisor to more than 25,000 clients by providing guidance on important operational and individual matters. Ranked among the top 30 accounting firms in the nation, CB&H is uniquely positioned to impart quality, cost-effective and practical advice to clients that include multinational corporations, private businesses, nonprofit organizations, governmental entities, emerging or startup firms and successful individuals. As one of the largest regional CPA firms headquartered in the Southeast, CB&H's resource network stretches across six states: Alabama, Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia, and nationally and internationally through an alliance with Baker Tilly International Limited, an association of independent accounting and consulting firms. For more information, visit

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