Phoenix, AZ, December 22, 2011 --(PR.com
)-- Sandra Abalos, managing partner of Abalos & Associates, PLLC (http://www.abaloscpa.com) has been named the vice chair of the advisory committee of CPAConnect, the leading association for small CPA firms and a companion association to CPAmerica International. Members share best practices and have access to regional, national and international resources to assist their clients. As vice chair of the association’s advisory committee, Abalos will guide and contribute to the resources available through CPAConnect, and provide assistance and expertise for CPA firms across the United States.
“To serve on the CPAConnect advisory committee is an honor and a responsibility that I welcome,” said Abalos. “CPAConnect is an association that enhances each member’s quality, opportunity to compete, growth, profit and value. My goal as vice chair will be to help develop and further the objectives of this proactive association of independent, yet closely integrated, member firms, which together provide the collective resources to better serve clients as if members were a national firm.”
- Before accepting the position of vice chair, Abalos served as a member of the CPAConnect advisory committee. Her term ends in 2014.
- For more information about CPAConnect, visit http://www.cpaconnect.com/.
- CPAmerica International’s mission is to help its member firms dramatically improve their competitive position in the marketplace. For more information, visit http://www.cpamerica.org/.
About Sandra A. Abalos:
Sandra A. Abalos, CPA is the managing partner of Abalos & Associates, PLLC, a full-service, award-winning CPA firm in Phoenix that specializes in the needs of privately held businesses. Active in her profession, Abalos is the vice chair of the advisory committee of CPAConnect, the leading association for small CPA firms and a companion association to CPAmerica International. She serves on the board of directors of the Institute for Economic Empowerment of Women (IEEW). Her other volunteer duties include serving on the Small Business Leadership Council of the Phoenix Chamber of Commerce and as director of Western National Bank. Sandy is a former member of the SBA National Advisory Council, IRS Electronic Tax Administration Advisory Council and past director of the Phoenix Industrial Development Authority (IDA). She has received numerous awards, including the Small Business Administration’s National Accountant Advocate, Arizona Small Business Person of the Year, and the National Association of Women Business Owners Business Owner of the Year. A sought-after speaker on issues impacting the business community, Abalos has a record of public policy leadership, business excellence, and community effectiveness that is recognized on a local and national level.
About Abalos & Associates, PLLC:
Abalos & Associates, PLLC is a full-service, award-winning CPA firm in Phoenix that specializes in the needs of privately held businesses. Established in 1981, the firm employs a custom approach to service each individual client. Among the wide range of services it offers are business and technology consulting, accounting, tax planning, succession planning, estate planning, audit services, business cash flow management and litigation support. Abalos & Associates, PLLC is nationally recognized as a leader in public policy, legislation and privately held business issues, and has been consistently recognized among the top accounting firms in the state by Arizona Business Magazine. For more information, contact (602) 943-1984 or visit the website at http://www.abaloscpa.com.
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